Photosynthetic after the Greek roots phos, meaning “to

Photosynthetic Process       TO:                               Kay Eccleston FROM:                         Matthew Namie DATE:                          January 17, 2018 SUBJECT:                    The Process of Photosynthesis   The term photosynthesis is named after the Greek roots phos, meaning “to shine”, and synthesis- “place together.” It is the process by which plants and some bacteria convert energy from light into chemical energy, which then is used as …

NV APES- Living World

  Interspecific Competition   This type of competition is between 2 or more different species over specific limiting resources.   Desert   In this biome, precipitation is exceeded by evaporation. They have dry soil and hardly any vegetation. 30% of Earth’s surfaces are these. Indicator species These species are very sensitive and are utilized to help predict environmental damage and …

Earth/Environmental Science Flashcards

estuary a partly enclosed area where fresh water from a river meets salt water from the sea river basin drainage area of a river watershed all the land drained by a river, stream or lake Groundwater the water found in cracks and pores in sand, gravel and rocks below the earth’s surface Ecosystem a natural system linked by living (plants, …

IB 105 Lecture 12

Succession communities proceeding through predictable changes through time climax community Outcome of succession, stable, long-lasting community Primary Succession Primary – begins with total lack of organisms, bare mineral surface, takes longer than secondary Secondary Succession Secondary – begins with destruction or disturbance of existing ecosystem Tundra Occurs at extreme northern latitudes, or high elevations (mountain tundra)low precipitation (

Ecology (succession)

Succession The change in plant, animal and microbial communities in an area following disturbance or creation of a new subtrate. Pioneer Community The first plants in a succesional sequence. Most common are Horseweed. Primary Succession Plant succession on newly formed soils. Secondary Succession Occurrs on areas where disturbance destroys a community without destroying the soil.   Example: Forest Fires Climax …

NV-APES Living World

KEY STONE SPECIES This species holds together an ecosystem. It determines the types and number of species present. It has a lot of stress on it, but it also holds a lot of importance. LAW OF TOLERANCE The law of tolerance states that the existence, abundance and distribution of species depends on the tolerance level of each species to physical and …

Enviro AP Review

abiotic nonliving biotic living/once alive species group of similar organisms that can freely interbreed. population  members of the same species living in the same area at the same time. lithosphere the soil and rock in the Earth’s crust what is one kcal? Amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kg of water 1°C potential energy o   Stored …

Health Promotion In Nursing

The concept of health promotion has recently been given enormous attention across the world, mainly because it is believed that health promotion goes beyond global issues of racial differences and spiritual paths.  In addition, health promotion surpasses variations in cultural norms and ethnicities.

1.1 a homeostatic immune-situation. The totality of these

1.1 Microbe-host-interactions in health and diseaseMicroorganisms populate all environmentally exposed surfaces on the human and animal body. Hereby the location-specific microbial ecosystem develops in response to prevailing biological and physiochemical properties of the respective environment.1, 2 The gastrointestinal tract harbours a high number of taxonomically diverse microorganisms. Due to very close proximity to the richest immune-structure of the host, the …

NV APES -Living World

Ecosystem A set of relationships between various biotic resources. They vary in size and should be sustainable in order to carry on from generation to generation.   Source: http://forest.mtu.edu/kidscorner/ecosystems/definition.html Population A collection of similar species of organisms that all live in the same area.   Source: AP Environmental Textbook  Community Different species of organisms that interact with each other and live …