EEB 2244/2244W Lecture topics (Spring 2010)

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Chapter and page references below refer to Ricklefs, Economy of Nature.

Date Topic Readings in Ricklefs Lab
Jan 19 Introduction to Ecology Ch 1 Tree ID & Keying
Jan 21 Climate & terrestrial biomes Ch 4 (73-95); Ch 5 (98-118)
Jan 26 Aquatic systems Ch 5 (118-122); Ch 8 (170-78) Carbon Cycling
Jan 28 Energy and photosynthesis Ch 2 (29-42); Ch 3 (56-59); Ch 6
Feb 2 Nutrient Cycling Ch 7 (143-46,151-59); Ch 8 Global Warming
Feb 4 Carbon cycle & climate change Ch 7 (147-151); Ch 26 (511-512)
Feb 9 Short Exam 1 Form & Function
Feb 11 Population structure Ch 13
Feb 16 Population growth Ch 14 (269-282) Sampling Populations
Feb 18 Population Regulation Ch 14 (282-292); Ch 15 (293-308)
Feb 23 Life histories Ch. 10 Population Change
Feb 25 Reproductive strategies Ch. 11
Mar 2 Human populations TBA (Tuesday Only: review session)
Mar 4 MIDTERM EXAM
Mar 9 Spring break
Mar 11 Spring break
Mar 16 Behavioral ecology Ch. 12 Behavioral Ecology
Mar 18 Adaptation to the environment Ch. 3 (59-71); Ch 9
Mar 23 Predation and herbivory Ch. 17 Understanding Statistics
Mar 25 Predator-prey dynamics Ch. 18
Mar 30 Competition I Ch. 19 Population Modeling
Apr 1 Competition II Ch. 19
Apr 6 Coevolution and mutualism Ch. 20 Biodiversity
Apr 8 Short Exam 2
Apr 13 Community structure I Ch. 21 Conservation
Apr 15 Community structure II Ch. 21
Apr 20 Community development Ch. 22 Conservation Cont.
Apr 22 Biodiversity Ch. 23
Apr 27 Biogeography Ch. 24 Island Biogeography
Apr 29 Extinction and conservation Ch. 25
May 6 FINAL EXAM 10:30am-12:30

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