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Habitat type

Habitat type

(Science: ecology) a land or aquatic unit, consisting of an aggregation of habitats having equivalent structure, function, and responses to disturbance.

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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... about where humans should be living. Where is our actual natural habitat? I know all about Blue Zones and the longevity that humans have who ... my ancestors love citrus! Where did they live? Did they live in some type of bountiful utopia? Where they nomadic travelers? So, after a few few ...

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by Anopsology
Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Re: What is a monotypic habitat?

I know this might not be that useful now but its a type of habbitat that only contains one species e.g. when an invasive species (like himalayan balsam) outcompetes all species in an area leaving itself as the only species. Just in case you're still ...

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by everythingbiology
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is a monotypic habitat?
Replies: 1
Views: 1820

Re: Succession

... are thought to be extinct or close to extinction in three different habitats in the UK. (i) Farming often produces temporary areas of bare soil ... but these data show that many species of insect associated with the type of community that develops in this habitat are endangered. Suggest why. ...

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by jsmith613
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Succession
Replies: 6
Views: 2764

Factors that influence a biome.

... such as plant structures (such as trees, shrubs, and grasses), leaf types (such as broadleaf and needleleaf), plant spacing (forest, woodland, ... local ecosystem). An ecosystem has many biotopes and a biome is a major habitat type. A major habitat type, however, is a compromise, as it has an ...

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by Xzibit
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Factors that influence a biome.
Replies: 4
Views: 34403

Need help in characterising my research ( amatuer night!)

... will also be effected by the environmental conditions that exist in the habitat, ecology, etc. So, pH, humidity, temperature, soil makeup, nutrient ... engineer, told me that he thought that this problem reminded him of the type of thing that required some application of calculus, because of it's ...

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by movenosound
Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help in characterising my research ( amatuer night!)
Replies: 1
Views: 1694
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