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Ecosystem ecology

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An ecological science dealing with the flow of energy and matter through the biotic and abiotic components of ecosystems.


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Re: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important

... interaction in a certain region. Although this reminds me of my applied ecology course, that introducing replacement species to restore function can have drastic results on the community/ecosystem :) Thanks for the discussion, Sam

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by Lucanus cervus
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:45 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important
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Who coined Biodiversity?

... of systems and collections of animals and plants was referred to as ecology. Now we seem to be using the word "biodiversity" for basically ... suppose there is a political value in the unquestionable association of ecosystem health with saving all of the individual species. Does anyone ...

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by tommyerols
Mon May 21, 2012 8:22 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Who coined Biodiversity?
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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) ... such as the wind, wate, climate, cycles, etc) factors in an environment/ecosystem. But as Rihan says, it is a complex word and while it does mean that, there ...

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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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Views: 6891

Re: What does an ecologist do?

Ecology is such a complex word, you’ll not only study about the plants and animals but all ... that affect the environment. Also the cycles that is happening that makes changes in the ecosystem.

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by rihannapark
Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:06 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: What does an ecologist do?
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Views: 6891

ecology

please am new on this site.i want know the differences between biomes and ecosystem

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by jerryobj
Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:59 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: ecology
Replies: 2
Views: 4295
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