The Nutrient Cycle and the Nitrogen Cycle

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The Nutrient Cycle
* This specific cycle occurs in the areas of typically in land or sediment. Most of the elements are stored there, the storage is explained as “pools”. Abiotic Factors:
* Many of the abiotic in an enviornment greatly include Elements: * This includes the Carbon, sulfur, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and calcium cycles * Hydrologic cycle and water are necessary for the growth of an enviornment. * These factors allow for a sustainable environment for biotic factors. Biotic Factors:

* The important biotic elements in a nutrient cycle includes autotrophs, and heterotrophs (plants and animals). * Trophic Levels
* Biotic factors provide further balance to the environment. * When not influenced by humans
The Cycle:
* Nutrient cycle is the movement and exchange of organic and inorganic matter back into the production of living matter. This matter cycles through the biosphere of a region. * The sun is completely necessary in these inviornments because it replenishes constant energy that is being taken in. * The nutrient cycle is nature's recycling system which stretches the importance of both biodiversity and biomass for a sustainable enviornment . Man’s Influence:

* Humans influence have provided many negative impacts which include Deforestation, Agricultural usage, and Overgrazing. * Effects include disruptions of land as well as unnecessary emittance of elements (carbon) as well as the disruptions of typical cyclic appearences in the enviornment.

The Nitrogen Cycle:

* This specific cycle occurs in the areas of the atmosphere as well as the soil which includes fixation pathways. Abiotic Factors:
* Includes the element Nitrogen.
* Allows for a sustainable environment for biotic factors and new growth. Biotic Factors:
* Bacteria
* Performs bacterial nitrogen fixation and denitrification * Animals
* Decomposition of excretion...
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