EEB 489 (2007) Climate Change and Biodiversity syllabus

Week of:

Topic

Readings

Discussion leader

16 Jan

Introduction

Ch. 1 and 2

Patrick H.

23 Jan

Climate trends: past and present

Ch. 3 and 7

Katie

30 Jan

Ecological responses

Ch. 4 and 5

David

6 Feb

Evolutionary responses

Ch. 6 and 12

Nicola

13 Feb

Historical responses: temperate zones

Ch. 8 and 10

Patrick B.

20 Feb

Historical responses: tropical zones

Ch. 9

Pablo

27 Feb

Modeling future change

Ch. 13 and 14

Adam

6 Mar

SPRING BREAK

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13 Mar

System-level changes

Ch. 15

Milica

20 Mar

Changes in marine systems

Ch. 11 and 16

Maria

27 Mar

Changes in freshwater systems

Ch. 17

Tanner

3 Apr

Synergistic effects

Ch. 18

Elizabeth

10 Apr

Conservation responses I

Ch. 19 and 20

Steven

17 Apr

Conservation responses II

Ch. 21 and 22

Chris F.

24 Apr

Policy responses

Ch. 23 and 34

Trina