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Ecosystems CONTENTS RESOURCES
CONTENTS ECOSYSTEMS Terrestrial ecosystems Abiotic  factors related to climate Distribution of the main types The soil eco...
RESOURCES HOME Abiotic factors related to climate in terrestrial ecosystems Distribution of the main types  of terrestrial...
Abiotic factors related to climate in terrestrial ecosystems Light Temperature Humidity
Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Capricorn Antarctic Circ...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
Arctic Circle Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Antarctic Circle Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosyste...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circ...
High mountain ecosystems falcon chamois  lizard pines
Deciduous forests ferns moss beech birch butterfly owl
Cultivated land ferns tree vole rabbit wheat  field fox field mouse bird of prey weeds
Parks and gardens trees pigeons ducks insects bushes
The soil ecosystem SEE PROCESS
The soil ecosystem  Well-developed soil; inhabited by animals Horizons (layers)  are formed. Living organisms cause rock t...
The soil ecosystem  Well-developed soil; inhabited by animals Living organisms cause rock to break up. Weathering begins. ...
temperature Abiotic factors in aquatic ecosystems light photic zone aphotic zone pressure salinity oxygen - +
Types of aquatic ecosystems Marine ecosystems Freshwater ecosystems Lentic ecosystems:  pools, ponds and lakes Neritic zon...
Types of aquatic ecosystems Zones in marine ecosystems pelagic zone neritic zone abyssal zone intertidal zone
Intertidal zone seagull crab limpets seaweed starfish
Marine animals Zooplankton Nekton:  common fish, whales, squid, etc. Benthos: starfish, clams, snails, etc. Marine animals...
Rivers and streams algae aquatic birds stork reeds dragonfly trout otter
Lagoons and marshes fish ducks frog snake cattails heron
Valuation of biodiversity  Forests Cultivated land Very high Rainforest Very high Meadows High Low
Links Ecosystems http://library.thinkquest.org/11353/indexframe2.htm Earth floor biomes   http:// www.cotf.edu/ete/modules...
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  1. 1. Ecosystems CONTENTS RESOURCES
  2. 2. CONTENTS ECOSYSTEMS Terrestrial ecosystems Abiotic factors related to climate Distribution of the main types The soil ecosystem Aquatic ecosystems Abiotic factors Types Biodiversity Valuation of biodiversity Natural terrestrial ecosystems Mountain Deciduous forests Ecosystems created by man Cultivated land Parks and gardens Marine ecosystems Intertidal zone Zones Marine animals Freshwater ecosystems Rivers and streams Lagoons and marshes
  3. 3. RESOURCES HOME Abiotic factors related to climate in terrestrial ecosystems Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems High mountain ecosystems Soil ecosystems Deciduous forests Cultivated land Parks and gardens Abiotic factors in aquatic ecosystems Marine animals Rivers and streams Lagoons and marshes Valuation of biodiversity Types of aquatic ecosystems Zones in marine ecosystems Intertidal zone Links Ecosystems
  4. 4. Abiotic factors related to climate in terrestrial ecosystems Light Temperature Humidity
  5. 5. Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Capricorn Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES
  6. 6. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES COLD DESERT Frigid zone (Cold zone) X
  7. 7. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES HIGH MOUNTAIN Frigid zone (Cold zone) X
  8. 8. Arctic Circle Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Antarctic Circle Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES TUNDRA Frigid zone (Cold zone) X
  9. 9. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES TAIGA Frigid zone (Cold zone) X
  10. 10. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES PRAIRIE OR STEPPES Temperate zone X
  11. 11. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES DECIDUOUS FOREST Temperate zone X
  12. 12. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES MEDITERRANEAN FOREST Temperate zone X
  13. 13. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES RAINFOREST Torrid zone (Hot zone) X
  14. 14. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES GRASSLAND (SAVANNAH) Torrid zone (Hot zone) X
  15. 15. Tropic of Cáncer Tropic of Capricorn Distribution of the main types of terrestrial ecosystems Arctic Circle Antarctic Circle CLICK ON THE COLOURED BOXES HOT DESERT Torrid zone (Hot zone) X
  16. 16. High mountain ecosystems falcon chamois lizard pines
  17. 17. Deciduous forests ferns moss beech birch butterfly owl
  18. 18. Cultivated land ferns tree vole rabbit wheat field fox field mouse bird of prey weeds
  19. 19. Parks and gardens trees pigeons ducks insects bushes
  20. 20. The soil ecosystem SEE PROCESS
  21. 21. The soil ecosystem Well-developed soil; inhabited by animals Horizons (layers) are formed. Living organisms cause rock to break up. Weathering begins. SEE PROCESS SEE PROCESS
  22. 22. The soil ecosystem Well-developed soil; inhabited by animals Living organisms cause rock to break up. Weathering begins. Horizons (layers) are formed.
  23. 23. temperature Abiotic factors in aquatic ecosystems light photic zone aphotic zone pressure salinity oxygen - +
  24. 24. Types of aquatic ecosystems Marine ecosystems Freshwater ecosystems Lentic ecosystems: pools, ponds and lakes Neritic zone open ocean According to distance According to depth neritic zone pelagic zone abyssal plain 200 m 2 000 m Lotic ecosystems: streams and rivers
  25. 25. Types of aquatic ecosystems Zones in marine ecosystems pelagic zone neritic zone abyssal zone intertidal zone
  26. 26. Intertidal zone seagull crab limpets seaweed starfish
  27. 27. Marine animals Zooplankton Nekton: common fish, whales, squid, etc. Benthos: starfish, clams, snails, etc. Marine animals can be divided into 3 groups:
  28. 28. Rivers and streams algae aquatic birds stork reeds dragonfly trout otter
  29. 29. Lagoons and marshes fish ducks frog snake cattails heron
  30. 30. Valuation of biodiversity Forests Cultivated land Very high Rainforest Very high Meadows High Low
  31. 31. Links Ecosystems http://library.thinkquest.org/11353/indexframe2.htm Earth floor biomes http:// www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/summary.html Biomes and Ecosystems http:// www.mbgnet.net / Habitats game http://www.activescience-gsk.com/module2/home.html The freshwater biome http:// www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/freshwater.php Ecosystems II http:// www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/earth/ ecosystems.html&edu =mid The marine biome http:// www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/marine.php Investigate an ecosystem http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/life/habitat/habact3.html Ecosystems: Play the Quiz http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/0403/quickflicks/ Introduction to biomes http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/intro.html
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