EnSci100 Exam 1 Review

Ecology

Sustainability

Exponential growth

Information needed to forecast population change (4 terms)

Carrying capacity

Limiting factors

Population pyramids & age structure (developed vs. developing vs. decreasing populations)

The basics of demographic transition

The relationship between poverty and population growth

The relationship between wealth and resource use (i.e. the IPAT model)

Ways to limit population growth

TFR

The difference between a positive and a negative feedback loop

Organism

Nutrients

Photosynthesis

Primary producer

Autotroph

Lithosphere vs. hydrosphere vs. atmosphere vs. biosphere

The 3 main macronutrients discussed in class

Pool/reservoir
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