Ecosystem

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Term Ecosystem
Description The biotic community and abiotic environment within a specified location and time, including the chemical, physical, and biological relationships among the biotic and abiotic components.
Definition Ecosystem

The interacting system of a biological community and its nonliving surroundings. The biotic community and abiotic environment within a specified location in space and time.

References http://www.epa.gov/oswer/riskassessment/glossary.htm#e

http://sra.org/resources_glossary_d-f.php http://rais.ornl.gov/home/glossary.html#E http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/eterms.html

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