3.5 definitions

Ecology
The study of how living organisms interact with each other and their environment.
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Ecosystem
Major ecological unit composed of all the organisms inhabiting a particular habitat together with their environment.
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Niche
The place of each species within an ecosystem.
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Population
Interbreeding group of organisms of the same species occupying a particular habitat.
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Community
Interacting population of 2+ species in the same habitat at the same time.
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Habitat
An ecological or environmental area inhibited by a living organism that provides a means of survival.
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microhabitat
Part of a particular habitat where the organism stays.
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Biotic
Living components of a community
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Abiotic
Non living components edaphic - features related to soil and all physical and chemical characteristics. Climatic - light, temp, moisture etc
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Natality
Reproductive capacity of a population
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Morality
Number dying per unit of time
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Immigration
Movement into the population of members of the same species from outside spatial limits.
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Emigration
Movement of individuals from a population to an area outside spatial limits.
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Major ecological unit composed of all the organisms inhabiting a particular habitat together with their environment.

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Ecosystem

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The place of each species within an ecosystem.

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Interbreeding group of organisms of the same species occupying a particular habitat.

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Interacting population of 2+ species in the same habitat at the same time.

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