Population Ecology Terms

Can you name the Population Ecology Terms

Forced Order Answers have to be entered in order
Many small populations isolated by habitat fragmentation
Method of population estimation that assumes organisms are static or relatively static, and are evenly distributed
Method of population estimation that assumes populations are static
Type 3, more mature individuals have a greater chance of survival, little to no energy spent on parental care, represented by letter r
What does this equation represent? (births-deaths)/population size
Group of individuals of a specific age
Average number of surviving children each woman has during her lifetime
Form of growth that depends on a carrying capacity
The study of how and why populations change over time
Part of a metapopulation, large and stable, genetically diverse and subject to emigration
Average number of female offspring produced by a single female over time
Percentage of offspring that survive to a particular age class (Ix = Nx/No)
Type 1, most individuals approach the species max life span, few progeny, extensive time and energy invested in offspring, represented by the letter K
Model that estimates the likelihood that a population will avoid extinction for a given time period
Number of female offspring produced by a single female in age class x, Mx
Study of the factors that determine population size and structure, now and through time
Geographic distribution of a species
Part of a metapopulation, small ephemeral population with low genetic diversity, subject to colonization or extinction
Displays the distribution of the number of individuals in specific age groups
Average number of female offspring that a female produces over the course of her lifetime
Group of individuals of the same species living in the same area at the same time
Summarizes how likely it is that individuals of each age class in a population will survive and reproduce
Another name for density independent growth
Type 2, death rate is constant, moderate number of offspring produced, some parental care of offspring

Quiz Scoreboard

May contain spoilers

More to Explore

You Might Also Like...

Today's Top Quizzes in Science

Browse Science

Today's Top Quizzes in Definition

Browse Definition

Showdown Scoreboard

More By:

Quiz Plays Rating Category Featured Created
57 5.00 Science Feb 20, 2014
28 Science Feb 20, 2014
27 Science Feb 20, 2014

Go to Creator's Profile

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.