Environmental Science

Resources: Meaning, Definition and Types

A resource has been defined as a source of supply or support generally held in reserve. Some of the fine examples of a natural resource are water, air, sunlight, soil, forests, wildlife, minerals, etc. 1. Types of resources In general, there are three major types of resources that have been …

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Definition And Types Of Ecological Pyramids

Friends, today in this article, we will be outlining the definition, meaning, and types of ecological pyramids. 1. Definition An ecological pyramid may be defined as a graphic representation of the numbers or biomass or status of accumulated energy at different tropical levels in a food chain in an ecosystem. …

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Characteristic Features of Terrestrial Ecosystems

Alright friends, today we will be explaining to you what are the characteristic features of a terrestrial ecosystem. Let’s get started… Terrestrial ecosystems are governed by the yearly difference of temperature, rainfall, soil condition, availability of nutrients and of sunlight and many other Abiotic as well as Biotic factors of …

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Types and Functions of Ecosystem


Last time, we had explained to you the definition and components of an ecosystem. Today, we have come up with a different topic – types and functions of an ecosystem. Let’s now pedal down the learning accelerator. Ecosystem types Actually, there are two main types of an ecosystem – an …

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Definition, And Components of Ecosystem


The term ” ecosystem ” was coined by an English botanist namely Sir Arthur George Tansley in the year of 1935. According to Fitzpatrick, a group of organisms interacting among themselves and with their environment is called an ecosystem. The ecosystem is essentially a technical term for nature. Hope you …

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