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Inorganic chemical pollutants are naturally found in the environment but dueto human development these pollutants are often concentrated and releasedinto the environment in urban stormwater. The primary inorganic pollutants ofconcern in urban stormwater are cadmium, copper, lead, zinc, nitrogen,nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, phosphorous, and phosphate.
a natural resource is something that is usedthat comes from a natrual source like usn,wind,ect.
an example of a renable source is iwnd energyand solar panels and shingles that collect energyfrom the sun
a nonrenewable source is sometihng that cantbe recycled or reused. it will probably end upin a dump collection area
these are things in an ecosytemthat tell whether its growinghealthy
the maximum, equilibrium number oforganisms of a particular species that canbe supported indefinitely in a givenenvironment.
a curve in te gragh that startsout level and goes up making a jshape
this is when a line gragh makes theform of an S, leveling off at theend.
it is the variety of life on earth
for example many differentthings creating lots ofdiversity
any class of organisms that occupy the sameposition in a food chain, as primaryconsumers, secondary consumers, andtertiary consumers.
an organism, usually a bacterium orfungus, that breaks down the cells of deadplants and animals into simpler substances.
a carnivore at the topmost level in a foodchain that feeds on other carnivores; ananimal that feeds only on secondaryconsumers.
They are things that arentliving and never living
They are things in life thatare living or once were living
a consumer that gets its energy from otherconsumers. These are often calledcarnivores.
an organism that gets its energy fromproducers (plants). These are often calledherbivores.
A complex of interrelated foodchains in an ecologicalcommunity
A food chain shows howeach living thing gets itsfood
This biome is a highly seasonalenvironment of temperateregions.
Marine regions cover about threefourthsof the Earth's surface and include oceans,coral reefs, and estuaries.
The Freshwater Biome accounts for one fifth of the areaof the Earth and provides half of the drinking water, onethird of the water used for irrigation, and nearly ninetypercent of the world's bathwater.
one of the vast, nearly level, treelessplains of the arctic regions of Europe, Asia,and North America
a type of forest characterized byconebearing, needleleavedtrees
Temperate deciduous forest
The temperate deciduous forestis a biome that is alwayschanging.
a system formed by the interaction of acommunity of organisms with theirenvironment.
an assemblage of interactingpopulations occupying a givenarea
the assemblage of a specifictype of organism living in a givenarea.
a form of life composed of mutuallyinterdependent parts that maintainvarious vital processes
the food chain is the way energy flows fromone thing to another; otherwise who getsthe energy and how it comes from the sun
the rain forest has alot of heavy rain falland its very humid. lots of differentspecies.
biomes are areas in whichecosytems exist