An ecosystem is a community or combination of living and non-living things that work together. It can be as large as a desert or a lake or as small as a tree. Examples of ecosystems include pond, a forest, an estuary, grassland. Ecology simply means ecological systems. Ecology is the study of Ecosystems .It includes abiotic components like Sunlight, temperature, Precipitation, Water or moisture, Soil and biotic components like Primary producers, Herbivores, Carnivores, Omnivores, Detritivores.
All the parts of ecosystem work together to make a balanced system. They have energy flows and ecosystems cycle materials.
Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
Last date updated on June, 2014