🌳 Succession (WJEC)

 

Succession is the process by which this:

 

 

…turns to that:

 

 

It may be classified as primary succession or secondary succession. The difference is that the above is primary i.e. it begins with totally barren land devoid of any nutrients or other abiotic factors (water, wind, temperature) conducive to life thriving, while secondary succession occurs after an already-thriving community has been wiped out by natural disasters such as…