Essays Tagged: "Biotic component"


teria that inhabit a given marine area continually react with, change, and are changed by the total biotic and abiotic environment. Light plays a vital role in the sea, since the producers require sun ... from the phytoplankton to the large animals of the sea.Density exerts profound effects on both the biotic and abiotic components of the sea. Many marine forms, both animal and plant, have developed u ...

(12 pages) 186 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

AP Environmental Science HW Chp4

ope of air around the planet. The ecosphere (biosphere) is the portion of the earth in which living biotic organisms exist and interact with one another and with their nonliving abiotic environment.Th ... sed into air or water molecules at a low temperature, and eventually back into space as heat.4. An abiotic component of an ecosystem is a nonliving component such as water, air nutrients, and solar en ...

(3 pages) 67 0 1.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ecology - An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere

ting climatic changes will affect geographic distributionC. Some environments of organisms include abiotic components, which are nonliving and physical factors (temp., light, water)D. Some environment ... h are nonliving and physical factors (temp., light, water)D. Some environments of organisms include biotic components, which are all the organisms that are part of any individual's environmentE. Other ...

(14 pages) 155 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Fox River Ecosystem

laws of ecology. This paper will explain a lot about the ecosystem of the Fox River.There are many biotic components in the Fox River. Biotic is another word for living organism. Some of the biotic o ... wers, trees, and bugs. Although I couldn't find them I know that there are definitely tons of other biotic species that live in the Fox River ecosystem. Also in the Fox River ecosystem there are thing ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ecosystem Succession Paper

successfulEcosystem communities without competitors. Naturally, they must be tolerant of the abiotic factors existing in the area. Growth rate and size at maturity may also affect success. Activ ... the continued success of the climax species and inhibit the recolonization by the early colonizers.Abiotic FactorsThe abiotic factors are those inert factors of the ecosystem, as the light, the temper ...

(3 pages) 269 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Mangroves at Homebush Bay Bicentennial Park. How mangroves work, how to test for mangrove abiotic and abiotic features.

and the Badu Mangrove ecosystem were observed. While experiments were carried out to determine the abiotic ( e.g. temperature, humidity, soil pH ) and biotic ( e.g. number of seedlings distributed thr ... of animals ) features in the Badu Mangrove community.AimThe aim of this report was to explore the abiotic and biotic features concerning the growth and placement of grey mangroves (Avicennia Marina ) ...

(10 pages) 34 0 2.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Ecosystem Succession

ecies makeup will transform until a steady climax community is achieved.An ecosystem is composed of biotic and abiotic mechanisms. Biotic components can consist of all interrelating organisms both as ... isms. Biotic components can consist of all interrelating organisms both as consumers or producers. Abiotic mechanisms typically include air, substrates, water, as well as other aspects like pH and tem ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Types of Natural Resources

n -- compare with renewable energy.Resources can also be classified on the basis of their origin as biotic and abiotic. Biotic resources are derived from animals and plants (i.e-the livingworld). Abio ... derived from the non-living world e.g. land, water, and air. Mineral and power resources are also abiotic resources some are derived from nature.Both extraction of the basic resource and refining it ...

(1 pages) 5155 0 3.4 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


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) 1665 0 3.0 Oct/2001

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


in your garden populations of dandelions, earthworms, ants, grass and common daisies can be found.Abiotic - Non-living elements in an ecosystem are called abiotic factor.Biotic - The living elements ... s in an ecosystem are called abiotic factor.Biotic - The living elements in an ecosystem are called biotic factorsCompete - 'fight' against ...Predation - An organism that is hunted by another organis ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology