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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby MattChina » March 4th, 2018, 8:20 am

Sorry, forgot it was my turn to ask a question.
1. What are 3 major hot and dry deserts?
2. Explain the 2 parts of acid deposition.
3. Name 1 difference between primary and secondary succession.
1. Sahara Mojave Great Victorian
2. Wet and dry wet is when acidic water runs over the ground and affect plant life. Dry is when dry particles are blown everywhere
3. Primary succession is on barren earth and secondary is when the soil still remains.
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby kate! » March 4th, 2018, 8:21 am

Sorry, forgot it was my turn to ask a question.
1. What are 3 major hot and dry deserts?
2. Explain the 2 parts of acid deposition.
3. Name 1 difference between primary and secondary succession.
1. Sahara Mojave Great Victorian
2. Wet and dry wet is when acidic water runs over the ground and affect plant life. Dry is when dry particles are blown everywhere
3. Primary succession is on barren earth and secondary is when the soil still remains.
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby MattChina » March 4th, 2018, 8:27 am

Are isolated habitat fragments more likely to have edge dwelling species?
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby kate! » March 5th, 2018, 1:19 pm

Are isolated habitat fragments more likely to have edge dwelling species?
Yes, according to http://journals.plos.org/plosone/articl ... ne.0001017 this study. Not exactly sure why, though...
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Postby MattChina » March 5th, 2018, 2:56 pm

Are isolated habitat fragments more likely to have edge dwelling species?
Yes, according to http://journals.plos.org/plosone/articl ... ne.0001017 this study. Not exactly sure why, though...
think about it. If the habitat fragments then there is more edge so the possibility of an edgedwelling species is higher.
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Postby Fridaychimp » March 5th, 2018, 4:07 pm

Are isolated habitat fragments more likely to have edge dwelling species?
Yes, according to http://journals.plos.org/plosone/articl ... ne.0001017 this study. Not exactly sure why, though...
I feel like it's because smaller habitats have larger perimeter to area ratios, so they naturally have more edges.
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby kate! » March 9th, 2018, 8:31 pm

1. What is the difference between the Simpson's Index and Shannon-Wiener Index?
2. In which biomes does desertification occur in and why?
3. Name the most common form of pollution.
Why is this the most common?
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby MattChina » March 12th, 2018, 11:34 am

1. What is the difference between the Simpson's Index and Shannon-Wiener Index?
2. In which biomes does desertification occur in and why?
3. Name the most common form of pollution.
Why is this the most common?
1. different calculation methods
2. Grasslands, overgrazing, agricultural practices, climate change, habitat loss 
3. water pollution?
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby kate! » March 12th, 2018, 11:34 am

1. What is the difference between the Simpson's Index and Shannon-Wiener Index?
2. In which biomes does desertification occur in and why?
3. Name the most common form of pollution.
Why is this the most common?
1. different calculation methods
2. Grasslands, overgrazing, agricultural practices, climate change, habitat loss 
3. water pollution?
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby MattChina » March 12th, 2018, 11:38 am

1. What is the most common type of dispersion.
2. Name three examples of non-point source pollution.
3. What roles do lichen and moss play in succession?
4.Name an example of endosymbiosis with organisms in the grasslands.
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