Global Change Ecology (NRC 547); Fall 2017

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Syllabus  lectures

 

Readings:

9/7 Foley et al., 2005 (*Quiz questions*)

9/12 Galloway et al., 2008 (*quiz questions*)

9/14 Gill et al., 2009 (*Quiz questions*)

9/19 Mack et al., 2000 (*Quiz questions*)

9/21 Smoke, mirrors & Hot air (*Quiz questions*)

9/26 IPCC Summary for policy makers (*Quiz questions*)

9/28 No CLASS (**Solutions Proposal Instructions (Due 10/3 In Class)**)

10/3 Pacala & Socolow, 2004 (*Quiz questions*)

10/5 Team Exercise - Other global changes

10/10 No Class - Monday Schedule

10/12 Team Exercise Cont'd

10/17 small populations (Wikipedia)

10/19 McMichael et al., 2007 (*Quiz Questions*)

10/24 Hoegh-Guldberg et al., 2007 (*Quiz Questions*)

10/26 Team exercise - Sea level rise

10/31 Team Exercise Cont'd

11/2 Parmesan & Yohe, 2003 (*Quiz Questions*)

11/7 Gallardo et al., 2016 (*Quiz Questions*)

11/9 Diaz & Rosenberg, 2009 (*Quiz Questions*)

11/14 Estes et al., 2011 (*Quiz Questions*)

11/16 EXAM

11/21-11/23 Happy Thanksgiving!

11/28 Harris et al., 2006 (*Quiz Questions*)

11/30 Sutherland et al., 2010 (*Quiz Questions*)

12/5 Team Exercise - Solutions

12/7 Team Exercise Cont'D

12/12 Final poster evaluation and Solutions Discussion

 

Lectures:

9/5 Day 1 - Examples

9/7 Day 2 - LULCC

9/12 Day 3 - Nitrogen

9/14 Day 4 - Over-Exploitation

9/19 Day 5 - Invasion

9/21 Day 6 - Climate Change (Physical science basis)

9/26 Day 7 - Climate Change Projections

10/3 Day 8 - Solutions

10/8 Day 9 - Team Assignments

10/17 Day 10 - Fragmentation

10/19 Day 11 - Food Choices

10/24 Day 12 - Impacts on the Oceans

10/26 Day 13 - Team Assignments

11/2 Day 14 - Distribution Shifts

11/7 Day 15 - Invasive Impacts

11/9 Day 16 - Nitrogen Pollution

11/14 Day 17 - Ecological Cascades

11/28 Day 18 - Ecological Restoration

11/30 Day 19 - Horizon Scanning