Ecology Exam 1

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key words to know about ecology


 
  
Created Jan 17, 2011
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ecology
 
the study of the distribution and abundance of organisms and the factors and interactions that...
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aristotle
 
historia animalium
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herodotus and plato
 
providental ecology
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graunt and leeuwenhoek
 
1662 and 1687, population growth
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Farr
 
1843, farr's rule = relationship between the density of a population and the death rate
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buffon, malthus, quetelet and verhulst
 
population regulation
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Edward Forbes and H.C. Cowles
 
community regulation and succession
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Robert Ross
 
systems analysis.mathematical model of the spread of infectious disease
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Tansley, Clements, and Elton
 
early 1900s.  some founders of ecology
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Time when ecology finally seemed important
 
1960
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Abiotic components
 
non-living chemical and physical factors (temperature, light, nutrients, water)
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Biotic components
 
living (biological) factors(other organisms, competition, predation)
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Interaction
 
abiotic and biotic components interact, both organisms and environment affect eachother.


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