Unit 2-Ecosystems and Communities

Outline
2. Ecosystems and Communities
  1. Climate
    1. Weather
    2. Controls of Climate
    3. Microclimates
  2. Niches and Community Interaction
    1. Niche
    2. Competition
    3. Predation
      1. Keystone species
    4. Symbiosis
  3. Succession
    1. Primary Succession
    2. Secondary Succession
    3. Climax Communities
  4. Biomes
    1. Defining factors
    2. Land biomes
      1. Forest
      2. Grassland
      3. Shrubland
      4. Tundra
    3. Freshwater biomes
    4. Estuary
    5. Marine