Ecosystem IN COMMUNITY M.SC NURSING

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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
M.SC NURSING 1ST YEAR

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Ecosystem IN COMMUNITY M.SC NURSING

  1. 1. Welcome you all.. 
  2. 2. ECOSYSTE M PRESENTED BY: K. S. Nitu M.Sc. Nursing I year Roll No.403
  3. 3. DEFINITION Ecosystem is a community of living organisms in conjunction with the non living components of their environment (water, air & mineral soil) interacting as a system.
  4. 4. ECOSYSTEM PROCESS Ecosystem is controlled by two factors: External Factors (state factors): control overall structure of ecosystem. Eg. Climate Internal Factors: in ecosystem not only control ecosystem processes, but are also controlled by them.
  5. 5. AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM  They can be found anywhere apart from heavily saturated place.  They are biggest ecosystem found in a body of water. CLASSIFICATION
  6. 6. TERESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM They are broadly classified into:  The Forest Ecosystem  The Dessert Ecosystem  The Grassland Ecosystem  The Mountain ecosystem
  7. 7. AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM They are two main types:  The Marine Ecosystem  The Freshwater Ecosystem
  8. 8. FUNDAMENTAL CHARACTERSTICS  Structure  Living  Nonliving • Process  Energy flow  Cycling of matter • Change  Dynamic  Succession
  9. 9. Cont…. ABIOTIC  Organic compounds BIOTIC  Autotrophs  Heterotrophs  Inorganic substances
  10. 10. CHANGES IN ECOSYSTEM THAT EFFECT HEALTH Urbanization  Industrialization  Deforestation  Land reclamation  Pollution  Population explosion  Excess use of resources 
  11. 11. WAYS TO MAINTAIN ECOLOGICAL BALANCE Manage Natural Resources carefully  Control Population  Protect water  Recycle  Reduction in pollution  Prevent deforestation 
  12. 12. Thank you….

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