You will write an APA-style research paper about your choice of ecosystem, including the following elements:
Describe where this type of ecosystem might be located. Name 1 specific example.
Describe the structure of the ecosystem.
-List at least 3 specific examples of both abiotic components and biotic components for the ecosystem type selected.
Describe the function of the ecosystem
-In your own words, explain or define biogeochemical cycle.
-Describe the steps in the carbon cycle as an example of one biogeochemical cycle.
Describe disturbance and recovery
-Describe 1 natural and 1 human-caused disturbance to the ecosystem that you have chosen.
-Describe the damage to the ecosystem for each example, including how the abiotic and biotic characteristics of the ecosystem changed.
Provide 2 examples of natural resources provided by the ecosystem that you have selected.
-How can these be sustained into the future?
-How can humans act as good stewards to assist ecosystem recovery?
Provide 1 example specific to the ecosystem that you have chosen.