Caribbean National Forest VS Guanica State Forest
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This slide show presents a comparison between two ecosystems located in Puerto Rico.

This slide show presents a comparison between two ecosystems located in Puerto Rico.

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  • Edwin J. Alvarado
  • Angelin Figueroa
  • Nicolle Rosa
  • Charlene Rivera
  • Andrea Colon

Caribbean National Forest VS Guanica State Forest Caribbean National Forest VS Guanica State Forest Presentation Transcript

  • CARIBBEAN NATIONAL FOREST VS. GUÁNICA STATE FORESTAlexandra DíazAndrea ColónAngelin Figueroa BIOL3009-130Charlene Rivera Prof. LleraEdwin J. Alvarado July 6th, 2012.Nicolle Rosa
  • INTRODUCTION Two very different ecosystems. Biodiversity determining factor for ecosystems’ value. Biomass accumulation.
  • BIODIVERSITY Degree of variation in organisms within a biome, an ecosystem, or an entire biosphere. Harsh conditions shaped ecosystems. Proximity to shoreline. Diverse zootomy and phytotomy.
  • FLORA Sub-forest species. Plant adaptations. Diversity. Pollution.
  • FAUNA Ecological compensation. Mimicry. Habitat. Behavior. Endangered species.
  • CLIMATE Diverse temperatures and precipitation Humidity vs. Aridity Global Warming. Climate shift.
  • CONCLUSION G.S.F. is more diverse than the C.N.F. Climate duality. Location. Fauna. Flora.
  • INDIVIDUAL MEMBER IMPACT Birdsurvivability at G.S.F. Human conscience. Plant adaptation to resist aridity. Plant use for basic needs. Human influence: use vs. abuse Wind shearing.