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Biotic factors

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What does an ecologist do?

To reiterate what many have said... Ecology is the study of biotic (all the organisms (plants, animals, bacteria, etc) and their counterparts) and abiotic (non-living, such as the wind, wate, climate, cycles, etc) factors in an environment/ecosystem. But as Rihan says, it is a complex word ...

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by ChesneMD
Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:36 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: What does an ecologist do?
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Does it really matter?

are they? As you mentioned the biotic factors, the bat's populations in US are currently decimated by virus of white bat nose (or something like ...

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by JackBean
Thu Mar 18, 2010 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
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Does it really matter?

... would be a human reason. Natural reasons would be changes in climate or biotic factors, which are usually gradual. I think that sudden "natural" changes are probably ...

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by Smig
Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:43 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
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ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES AND EFFECTS

... affect one another is equally as important as the effect of the abiotic factors of the environment. Just as each organism must cope with the conditions in its physical ...

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by rheneelyn
Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:35 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
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Biotic potential and limiting factors

How do biotic potential and limiting factors work together to manage populations?

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by Student1968
Thu Nov 13, 2008 4:04 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Biotic potential and limiting factors
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