Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

60 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
The study of organisms and their household environment
Organismal Ecology
The study of Specific organisms
Population Ecology
how populations interact with there environment
Community Ecology
How a community interacts with ther environment
Ecosystem Ecology
The study of the ecosystem such as sun rocks soil
Landscape Ecology
Compairing neighborintg environment and how they interact
Charles Rober Darwin
Published ont eh origin of species
John Muir
Father of americas nattural parks walked from Wisconson to SanFransisco. Wandered the seiras for 46 years
Strated siera club, was first president
John Muir Day
April 28
John Muir Publications
The study of My boyhood and youth, a thousand mile walk to the gulf, my first summer in the sierra, the mountains of califormia, our national parks, the yosemity, etc.
Theodore Roosevelt
Hypocyte, said everybody needs to see the grand cannyon, with John Muir
Jacques Cousteau
Starte conservation for the ocean
all the gases including water vaper
How much nitrogen in the atmosphere
How much Oxygen in the atmosphere
How much Argon in the atmosphere
How much carbon dioxid in the atmosphere
Other gasses in the atmsophere
Particulate, water vapor, carbon monoxide, neon, helium, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrogen, and ammonia.
any kind of water, oceans, lakes, etc.
the rock sphere, earths crust, and oceans floor
Everywhere, were there is life.
Hydrologic Cycle
Hydrogen and oxygen in water move therough the atmosphere, land, oceasns and organsims therough condenstation and evaporations.
Carbon Cycle
The cycle of carbon through the atmoshpere, land oceans and organisms through photosyntheseis and cellular respiration.
Nitrogen Cycle
Nitrogen moving throught hte atmosphere, etc.
Phosphorus Cycle
The moving of phospherus in ATP etc.
measure of hotness and coldness`
measure of force per unit area
moisture or water in the air
what comes out of the atmosphere
speed and direction
ozone layer
sheilds the earth from ultra violet rays
blue sky
THE blue waves bounce around in the atmosphere
sunsets and sunriseds
red waves bounce in the atmosphere
sunlight reflected therougth raindrops
earth rotation
spining on its axis
23.5 degreesaxis'
spining east
drifteing to the east, eliptical spinning
horizontal movement
vertical movement
0 degrees or the equator
warm air movements rise, tropics
30 north and south latitude
cool dry air masses that desend and form deserts
60 north and south latitude
warm wet air masses that rise temperate zones
90 north and south latitude or the poles
cool air masses that drop frozen deserts
light winds or calm from the rotation
about 30 north and southe
60 north and south
90 moving from the east and the west
California current
cold, coming from the north
alaskan current
in warm and out cold
labrador current
travels between north america and greenland is cold
gulf stream
warm north along the south eastern US and heads east
Florida current
Warm travels west along the caribean
Eauatorial currents and countercurrents
warm, travel east and west along the equator
Humboldt current
cod travels along the west coast of south america
brazil current
warm, travels south along the east coast of south america
east and west wind drift
cold travel east and west along the coast of antartica
geologically young, deep, nutrient poor, low in productivity lakes
geologically old, shallow nutrient rich, high productivity
shallow, sunlit water from the shoreling to the depth where rooted plants quit growing
Sunlit waters beyond the littoral zone and down to the end of light penetration
Profundal zone
deep open water below the depth of light penetration