• Unit 16-Practical work

    Key points:
    • How to measure biotic and abiotic components of an ecosystem
    • Measuring these along an environment gradient and measuring these due to a specific human activity
    • Constructing and using simple keys
    • Estimating the biomass and abundance of organisms
    • Estimating the biomass of trophic levels
    • Applying Simpson's diversity index
    • Calculation population data
    • Calculating sustainable yields
    • Calculating ecological footprints
    • Detection and monitoring of pollution by direct and indirect methods


Last Modified on February 23, 2015