Ecosystem Questions and Answers

Ecosystem

The "flow of energy" refers to how solar energy and inorganic nutrient energy are converted at the autotroph/producer level of the trophic sphere into food and energy for consumers. What this...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2013, 11:56 pm (UTC)

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Ecosystem

Ecologists define a "wildfire" as one which occurs naturally. Generally these fires are stared by lightning. Wildfires are essential to some ecosystems; stopping these would result in ecosystem...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2012, 7:22 pm (UTC)

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Ecosystem

Most of water's oxygen comes from the atmosphere, which is in a constant state of transfusion with the water's surface; the exchange of molecules between water and the atmosphere always strives...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2012, 8:12 pm (UTC)

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Ecosystem

The Boreal Shield Ecozone is an geographical area in Canada, and the most important due to its size and diversity of land, wildlife, and vegetation. Acid Rain is the production of sulfuric, nitric,...

Latest answer posted January 8, 2012, 7:19 am (UTC)

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Ecosystem

Ecologists study environmental/biological systems, rather than just studying singular species or narrow fields. For example, a marine biologist may study humpback whales or a certain type of...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2019, 9:37 pm (UTC)

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