Biology Field Study Essay

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A general description of the area with reasons why the field study is being conducted. Geological overview Bicentennial Park which is located on the shoreline of Home bush Bay is a natural heritage site which features a vital wetland ecosystem and a large area of parkland colonized by a vast range flora and fauna. Within the park there are four communities of vegetation which are: Coastal Saltmarsh – a type of marsh that is intertidal between land and salty water, consisting of a group of salt-tolerant vegetation, grasses and other organisms. Historical Overview Gather information from first hand observations to construct food chains and food webs Explain trophic interactions between…show more content…
This is referred to as an adaption. The majority of species have adapted to suit their individual habitats. The concept which is named ‘habitat requirement’ states that these specializations allow the organism to survive in one type of habitat but not necessarily in another. Changes in a habitat can be made by organisms that are free to move about such as animals, but these choices are made based upon the pros and cons of each place and the requirements of the organism. Aim: To determine the distribution of vegetation and changes in mangrove height along a transect. Location: {draw:rect} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} Food web {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} Food pyramid {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} {draw:frame} Calculating abundance of organisms Results We can calculate the total number of crab holes in the area by using the formula shown above where; Average number in quadrat = 23.9 {draw:g} {draw:g} {draw:frame}
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