Ecosystem Structure, Function, and Change Paper
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 carbon cycle
· 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.