geography- ECOSYSTEMS introduction

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what are ecosystems?
an ecological system, a natural system where living things combine with the non-living things that they need
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what are small scale ecosystems called?
micro- such as ponds or hedges
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what are medium scale ecosystems called?
meso- such as a woodland
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what are large scale ecosystems called?
biomes- such as a rain forest/ desert
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abiotic defenition
non living things that work together with living things in an ecosystem- [biotic is living things]
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biotic defenition
the living things that work together with non living [abiotic] things in an ecosystem
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producer
a producer is a plant that gains energy from the sun (through photosynthsis ) and carbon dioxide. it can produce everything it needs for itself
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consumer
is a plant eating animal- the primary consumer is always a herbivore
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decomposers
a decomposer is an organism that breaks down organic matter and returns nutrients to the soil
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fauna
the animals in an ecosystem/ a particular region or habitat
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flora
the plants in a ecosystem/ a particular region or habitat
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the soil of TRF
- is infertile, - is called latosol, - doesn't have many nutrients, -
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the climate of TRF
temps are constantly around 25 degrees, are at low latitude, no seasons, constantly raining, convectional rainfall due to the temperature
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micro- such as ponds or hedges

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what are small scale ecosystems called?

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meso- such as a woodland

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biomes- such as a rain forest/ desert

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non living things that work together with living things in an ecosystem- [biotic is living things]

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