List seven services performed by natural ecosystems

Name: Sandra Morisho Assignment 12: Ecosystem Capital: Use and Restoration
Chapter 7

Major Systems and Their Goods and Services
1. List seven services performed by natural ecosystems:
a. ___________________________________________________________________________
b. ___________________________________________________________________________
c. ___________________________________________________________________________
d. ___________________________________________________________________________
e. ___________________________________________________________________________
f. ___________________________________________________________________________
g. ___________________________________________________________________________
2. The loss of which natural service let to
a. Siltation and flooding of rivers in Bangladesh. ___________________________________
b. Eutrophication of Chesapeake Bay. ____________________________________________
3. How much would it cost to duplicate the water purification and fish propagation capacity of a single acre of tidal wetland? $_____________________ per year
4. We can compensate for the losses of natural services. (True or False)

Conservation, Preservation, Restoration
5. Any resource that has the capacity to renew or replenish itself is called a _____________________ resource.
6. The aim of conservation is to ____________________________ or ________________________ use.
7. The term conservation implies complete denial of any use of a natural resource.
( True or False)
8. The term preservation implies complete denial of any use of a natural resource.
( True or False)
Public and Private Lands in the U.S
9. Nearly ____________ percent of U.S. land is publicly owned.
10. The majority of U. S. public lands are in the ____________ states and ____________________.
11. The purpose of the Wilderness Act of 1964 is to (conserve or preserve).
National Forests
12. Managed commercial forests in the East are on (private or state or federal) lands.
13. Managed commercial forests in the West are on (private or state or federal) lands.
14. Deforestation is no longer a problem in the United States.
(True or False)
15. Only ____________ percent of the original U.S. forests are left.
16. Most U. S. forests are (old or second) growth forests.
17. U.S. taxpayers make money from the sale of national forest lumber.
(True or False)
18. List four factors that characterized “New Forestry”.
a. ___________________________________________________________________________
b. ___________________________________________________________________________
c. ___________________________________________________________________________
d. ___________________________________________________________________________

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