Ecosystem Structure, Function, and Change
Pick whatever you want!
Select a representative natural ecosystem in your
area or one in which you are interested—such as a lake, preserve, or
park—that is managed for native species.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper
explaining the following:
The major structural and
functional dynamics of your selected ecosystem
How humans may have affected
the cycling of matter in ecosystems, including effects to the nitrogen, phosphorus, or
How knowledge about that
ecosystem’s structure and function can help or has helped to develop plans
for its restoration or management
The implication of species
interactions on your selected ecosystem
Include two outside references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.