Information that is based upon the beliefs, cultures, and values of Aboriginal peoples and their thousands of years of experience in their environments is called
|A)||popular ecosystem knowledge|
|B)||traditional ecosystem knowledge|
|C)||traditional ecological knowledge|
|D)||popular ecological knowledge|
Scientists use both scientific knowledge and traditional Aboriginal knowledge to
|A)||help people make better decisions about how to treat their environment|
|B)||create faster quadrat studies of predator-prey cycles|
|C)||lessen the impact of carrying capacity on healthy balance cycles in nature|
|D)||develop better limiting factors for the Garry Oak ecosystem|
Scientists use _____ to track changes in ecosystems by comparing the results of investigations done at different times.
|C)||environmental system gathering|
Four common types of ecosystem monitoring are
|A)||physical monitoring, bioaccumulation monitoring, chemical monitoring, and biological monitoring.|
|B)||physical monitoring, environmental monitoring, chemical monitoring, and pollutant monitoring.|
|C)||physical monitoring, environmental monitoring, commensalism monitoring, and biological monitoring.|
|D)||physical monitoring, environmental monitoring, chemical monitoring, and biological monitoring.|
Populations of many species change naturally from year to year, so ecologists monitor the same populations for many years. This is called
_______ give scientists information about ecosystems before any events occur.
|A)||A feeder watch|
|B)||A scattered population survey|
________ are study sites that scientists monitor year after year.
|B)||Scattered population plots|
Scientists use _________, conducted at the same time and place every year, to track changes in populations.
A report that outlines how an activity will affect the environment is called
|A)||a natural disturbance survey|
|C)||a natural succession assessment|
|D)||an environmental impact assessment|
According to some environmental biologists, wetlands have
|A)||more abiotic organisms than fields and forests|
|B)||more parasites than fields or forests|
|C)||more wildlife than fields or forests|
|D)||more biomes than fields or forests|