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15.04 Ecological Succession Questions

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    Use the Ecological Succession page to answer the questions below. Read through the following sections to answer the questions; Introduction, Explanation of Succession, Primary Succession, Secondary Succession, and Summary. 

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    1. How does this resource define ecological succession?
    2. Why does succession occur?
    3. What happens to the other species as the plants in an ecosystem change?
    4. What happens when large organisms die in a climax community?
    5. What factors control what actual species are involved in the succession of an area?