Essays Tagged: "biotic and abiotic"

What are Ecological Niches?

Definition of Niche: the full range of biotic and abiotic conditions under which an organism lives. Because of competition and limited reso ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Explain what is meant by the biosphere and ecological diversity and give examples of some major biomes

that operates together and is dependent on each other, that is, a global ecosystem composed of both biotic and abiotic components. The biotic part of the biosphere is all the plants and animals whilst ... to the functioning of the biosphere. The diversity of ecosystems and the ever-present diversity of biotic and abiotic relationships that inherent in our biosphere is known as ecological diversity or ...

(8 pages) 58 1 2.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Evalutation of management strategies essay

An ecosystem is as community of interactions between the biotic and abiotic elements of an environment. Management strategies are used to try and protect the ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Nitrogen Cycle

protein, and other compounds. Like carbon, nitrogen passes along food chans and circulates between biotic and abiotic enviroments.Most organisms can't use nitrogen in it's natural form. Plants can on ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


nisms and their physical environment. As the seasons change, the temperature and climate affect the biotic and abiotic factors. Biotic factors are the living organisms that are affected by abiotic fac ... n-living or physical factor that directly affects the living organisms. Etosha displays all type of biotic and abiotic factors as the seasons change and the rainy seasons come again to start the cycle ...

(2 pages) 1437 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Year 11 Biology

The distribution, diversity and numbers of plants and animals found in ecosystems are determined by biotic and abiotic factors.•Compare the abiotic characteristics of aquatic and terrestrial envi ... ll;Identify the factors determining the distribution and abundance of a species in each environmentAbiotic factors:-amount of light-amount and strength of wind and rainfall-temperature: daily and seas ...

(11 pages) 53 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Factors Affecting the Biotic and Abiotic features in the environment

Factors affecting the role that the relationships between biotic and abiotic factors contribute to the relationship between foliage and ground coverBy Effie L ... ie LucasIntroduction:A functioning ecosystem is totally reliant on the way in which factors such as biotic and abiotic interrelate and create a balance of living and non-living. Biotic factors are tho ... organisms, relating to, produced by, or caused by living organisms (M. Thain/ M. Hickman 2003:16). Abiotic factors are non-living chemical and physical factors in the environment which include light, ...

(12 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Personal Statement for Applying Science- Related subjects

ic formation of all materials on earth. Biology has granted me profound background knowledge on the biotic and abiotic environment which constitutes my awareness towards the importance of sustainable ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Field study of biotic and abiotic factors affecting abundance and distribution of mangroves in Sydney Olympic park mangrove reserve.

Field study of biotic and abiotic factors affecting abundance and distribution of mangroves in Sydney Olympic park ... the Avicenna marina and Aegiceras corniculatum. This ecosystem is a unique ecosystem which has many biotic and abiotic features.AIMThe aim of this report will be to detail all the biotic and abiotic f ... ll be to detail all the biotic and abiotic factors and how they are measured, including changes in abiotic factors over time, the estimated abundance of one plant an animal species, the distribution o ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Freshwater lake Ecosystem Report, with focus on infestations of salvinia weed. Risk Assessment also included.

feed on the roots of the salvinia weed, due to its abundance in the habitat.Aim: To investigate the biotic and abiotic features of Eli Lakes and in particular, the distribution and abundance of a spec ... alysis: The transect line was used to show that the ecosystem varies in different zones, with both abiotic and biotic factors.The littoral zone is the topmost part of the lake near the shoreline and i ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology