1.1 Populations and Ecosystems

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Ecology
Study of the inter-relationships between organisms and their environment.
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Abiotic factor
Non-living component e.g temperature or precipitation.
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Biotic factor
Living component e.g competition or predation.
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Biosphere
Life-supporting layer of land, air and water surrounding the Earth.
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Population
A group of interbreeding organisms of one species in a habitat.
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Community
All populations of different organisms living and interacting together in the same habitat at the same time.
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Habitat
The place a community of organisms live.
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Niche
All biotic and abiotic conditions needed for an organism to survive, reproduce and maintain a viable population. How an organism fits into the environment.
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Ecosystem
Self-contained functional unit in biology, made up of interacting biotic and abiotic features in an area.
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Non-living component e.g temperature or precipitation.

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Abiotic factor

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Living component e.g competition or predation.

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Life-supporting layer of land, air and water surrounding the Earth.

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A group of interbreeding organisms of one species in a habitat.

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