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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
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What are some of the reasons why the study of ecosystems is important in the world today?

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The reasons for the study of ecosystems are important in the world today.

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Ecosystem is defined as a community of organisms that occupy a given area and are interdependent on each other and the environment, which allows the organism to survive. These ecosystems can be large or small, terrestrial or aquatic, short or long lived. The study of ecosystem is usually done on a regional basis; however the whole Earth system functions as an ecosystem on a large scale...

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