Distribution of Organisms

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Habitat
A place where an organism lives
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Distribution
Were an organism is found
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Environmnetal factors which afect where an organism is found
Temperature, avaliability of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients and amount of light
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Two ways to study the ditribution
Measure how commoon an organsim is in two sample areas and compare, or study how th distribution changes accross an area.
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Quadrat
A square frame enclosing a known area, to compare how common an organism is in two sample areas
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Transect
Lines to help find out how many organisms are distributed accross an area
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Were an organism is found

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Distribution

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Temperature, avaliability of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients and amount of light

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Card 4

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Measure how commoon an organsim is in two sample areas and compare, or study how th distribution changes accross an area.

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Card 5

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A square frame enclosing a known area, to compare how common an organism is in two sample areas

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