Biogeography

2017-07-29T00:57:45+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Plankton, Benthos, Anthropization, Ecotone, Carbon cycle, Wallacea, Plant community, Biogeography, Habitat, Gondwana, Nitrogen cycle, Ecoregion, Landscape ecology, Zoogeography, World Register of Marine Species, Ron Carlisle, Census of Marine Life, Insular biogeography, Biogeography of Deep-Water Chemosynthetic Ecosystems, GenGIS, Relict, Ocean Biogeographic Information System, Antarctic realm, The Theory of Island Biogeography, Phytosociology flashcards Biogeography
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  • Plankton
    Plankton (singular plankter) are a diverse group of organisms that live in the water column of large bodies of water and that cannot swim against a current.
  • Benthos
    Benthos is the community of organisms that live on, in, or near the seabed, also known as the benthic zone.
  • Anthropization
    In geography and ecology, anthropization is the conversion of open spaces, landscapes, and natural environments by human action.
  • Ecotone
    An ecotone is a transition area between two biomes.
  • Carbon cycle
    The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon is exchanged among the biosphere, pedosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere of the Earth.
  • Wallacea
    Wallacea is a biogeographical designation for a group of mainly Indonesian islands separated by deep water straits from the Asian and Australian continental shelves.
  • Plant community
    A plant community (sometimes "phytocoenosis" or "phytocenosis") is a collection or association of plant species within a designated geographical unit, which forms a relatively uniform patch, distinguishable from neighboring patches of different vegetation types.
  • Biogeography
    Biogeography is the study of the distribution of species and ecosystems in geographic space and through (geological) time.
  • Habitat
    A habitat is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a particular species of animal, plant, or other type of organism.
  • Gondwana
    In paleogeography, Gondwana (pronunciation: /ɡɒndˈwɑːnə/),also Gondwanaland, is the name given to an ancient supercontinent.
  • Nitrogen cycle
    The nitrogen cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which nitrogen is converted into various chemical forms as it circulates among the atmosphere and terrestrial and marine ecosystems.
  • Ecoregion
    An ecoregion (ecological region) is an ecologically and geographically defined area that is smaller than a bioregion, which in turn is smaller than an ecozone.
  • Landscape ecology
    Landscape ecology is the science of studying and improving relationships between ecological processes in the environment and particular ecosystems.
  • Zoogeography
    Zoogeography is the branch of the science of biogeography that is concerned with the geographic distribution (present and past) of animal species.
  • World Register of Marine Species
    The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) is a database that aims to provide an authoritative and comprehensive list of names of marine organisms.
  • Ron Carlisle
    Ron D. Carlisle (born October 28, 1940) is an American politician in the state of North Dakota.
  • Census of Marine Life
    The Census of Marine Life was a global network of researchers in more than 80 nations engaged in a 10-year scientific initiative to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the oceans.
  • Insular biogeography
    Insular biogeography is a field within biogeography that examines the factors that affect the species richness of isolated natural communities.
  • Biogeography of Deep-Water Chemosynthetic Ecosystems
    The Biogeography of Deep-Water Chemosynthetic Ecosystems is a field project of the Census of Marine Life programme (CoML).
  • GenGIS
    GenGIS merges geographic, ecological and phylogenetic biodiversity data in a single interactive visualization and analysis environment.
  • Relict
    A relict is a surviving remnant of a natural phenomenon.
  • Ocean Biogeographic Information System
    The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) is a web-based access point to information about the distribution and abundance of living species in the ocean.
  • Antarctic realm
    Antarctica is one of eight terrestrial biogeographic realms.
  • The Theory of Island Biogeography
    The Theory of Island Biogeography is a 1967 book by Edward O.
  • Phytosociology
    Phytosociology is the branch of science which deals with plant communities, their composition and development, and the relationships between the species within them.