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Ecosystems PowerPoint Presentation

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Ecosystems PowerPoint Presentation

  1. 1. Ecosystems Biol. 3009 (RISE)
  2. 2. Gifts for the World - Recognized by the United Nations 1980 1981Recognition from the United Nations, Bosque Seco de Guánica
  3. 3. AreasGuánica •Evergreen Forest •Deciduous Forest •Thorn Bushes Forest •Dwarf Forest
  4. 4. Areas Yunque•Dwarf Forest•Tabonuco Forest•Palo Colorado Forest•Sierra Palm Forest
  5. 5. Water Rain Dry Forest Forest• 30in. of Rain Water • 200in. Of Rain Water• Results: • Results: – Smaller trees – Taller trees – Dry air – More Humidity – Smaller Leaves – Bigger Leaves – Divided the forest in – Divides the forest in sections sections – Adaptation – Adaptation
  6. 6. Soil“Forest inside another Forest” “Multi-layered cake”
  7. 7. Flora •Height of trees •Tree abundance
  8. 8. FloraPlantsleaves
  9. 9. Flora•Photosynthesis•Diverse vegetation
  10. 10. Flora
  11. 11. Canopy Layers and Height•Difference between the four areas of the two forests•Difference between the canopy layers
  12. 12. Canopy Layers and Height
  13. 13. Canopy Layers and Height
  14. 14. Fauna•Insects, reptiles and anphibians•Birds -Pájaro Bobo Mayor – San Pedrito
  15. 15. Fauna Guánica• Guabairo• Guaraguao• Sapo Concho• Siguara del Rabo Azul
  16. 16. Fauna Yunque •Zorzal Pardo •Cotorra Puertorriqueña
  17. 17. Buffer Zone•Guánica •Yunque
  18. 18. Problems•Yunque -Overpopulation -Pollution -Endangered Species
  19. 19. Problems•Guánica –Invading Species –Epiphytes Plants –Global Climate Change

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