Ecosystems Definitions

  • Created by: Mari Ford
  • Created on: 11-06-10 16:59

What is an ecosystem?

- An ecosystem is a natural system that compromises plants, animals and the natural environment in which they live in.

-There are often complex relationships between the living and non living components in an ecosystem.

-Ecosystems can be identified at different scales. A local ecosystem can be a pond. Larger scale can be woodlands or a lake. A global ecosystem is called a biome.

Ecosystems- The living and non-living components of an environment and the interrelationships that


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