Types of ecosystem, Biology

Types of Ecosystem

Basically ecosystems are of two types : terrestrial and aquatic. If you travel from plains to the mountains in the Himalayas, you notice significant changes in the landscape. Deserts, ! grasslands, crop fields, forests and glaciers represent different terrestrial ecosystems. Oceans, estuaries, mangroves, coastal marshes, rivers, lakes, ponds and swamps are examples of aquatic ecosystem.

Ecosystems can also be grouped into two categories, namely natural and artificial or manmade as shown below:

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