Briefly describe the three levels of organization ecologists' use: population, community, and ecosystem. Give an ex of each using a well-known city.
describe why the biosphere is considered closed and patchy.
Using the ecosystem of a suburban area, describe how the following abiotic factors influence plant growth and adaptability: sunlight, water, temperature changes, soil type, and winds.
How do the following affect communities: earth's tilt, Trade Winds, prevailing winds, Gulf stream, Humboldt current, and rain shadow?
How do riverine environments differ from lake/pond environments?
How does temperature of a freshwater lake change with the seasons?
List four ways that the oceanic environment differs from the freshwater environment. Discuss one.