Biology- Biodiversity

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Biodiversity
The variety of living organisms in an area
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Species
A group of similar organisms able to reproduce to give fertile offspring
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Habitat
The area inhabited by a species, including the abiotic and biotic factors
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Habitat diversity
The number of different habitats in an area
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Species diversity
The number of different species and the abundance of each species in an area
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Species evenness
The abundance of each species in an area
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Species richness
The number of different species in an area
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Genetic diversity
The variation of alleles within a species
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Keystone species
Species on which other species in an ecosystem depend on and without them the ecosystem would change dramatically
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In Situ Conservation
Keep species in their natural habitat
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Ex Situ Conservation
Remove species from their natural habitat
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Systematic sampling
Where samples are taken at fixed intervals along a line
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Opportunistic sampling
Where samples are chosen by the investigator
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Stratified sampling
Where different areas in a habitat are identified andsampled seperately in proportion to their part of the habitat asa whole
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A group of similar organisms able to reproduce to give fertile offspring

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Species

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The area inhabited by a species, including the abiotic and biotic factors

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The number of different habitats in an area

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The number of different species and the abundance of each species in an area

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