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The science of ecology. Definition and relationship to evolutionary biology and environmental sciences.

Conditions and resources. The match between organisms and their environments.

Tolerance, optimum, ecological niche. Basic differences among terrestrial and water ecosystems.

Life tables. Net reproductive rate, intrinsic rate of increase, generation time, reproductive value.

Growth of individual populations. Stability, unstable thresholds; population dynamics in nature; exponential and logistic growth, oscillatory stability and instability, population cycles.

Interspecific interactions. Competition, predation, mutualism.

Communities. Species diversity, stability, disturbance.

Islands, areas and colonization. Ecosystems.

The flux of energy and the flux of matter. Man and biosphere.

Global changes of environment.