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Course calendar:

Week Monday lecture Wednesday lecture Computer lab
Sept 7 - 11 No class Core Themes and the
(Eco)systems Approach (Currie)
No lab this week
Sept 14 - 18 A Brief History of Life on Planet Earth
and the Origins of Life (Allan)
Energy, Life, and Transformations (Currie) Lab 0: Stella learning session
Sept 21 - 25 Plant Physiology, Energetics,
and Water Relations (Currie)
Terrestrial Production, Decomposition,
NPP, NEP, and C Storage (Currie)
Lab 1: Terrestrial NPP and NEP
(Week 1)
Sept 28 - Oct 2 Climate, Glaciation, and Stability (Currie) Vegetation Biomes (Currie) Lab 1: Terrestrial NPP and NEP
(Week 2)
Lab 1 model due
Oct 5 - 9 Natural Waters (Currie) Nutrient Flows and Transformations
from Terrestrial to Aquatic Ecosystems (Currie)
Lab 2: Coastal wetland nutrient cycling
(Week 1)
Lab 1 analysis due
Oct 12 - 16 Nutrient Cycling in Terrestrial
Ecosystems (Currie)
FIRST MIDTERM EXAM (In class) No lab this week
Oct 19 - 23 Fall study break - no class Evolution by Natural Selection (Allan) Lab 2: Coastal wetland nutrient cycling
(Week 2)
Lab 2 model due
Oct 26 - 30 Population Growth (Allan) Population Dynamics and Regulation (Allan) Lab 3: Fish population regulation
(Week 1)
Lab 2 analysis due
Nov 2 - 6 Species Interactions, Competitions,
and Mutualisms (Allan)
Consumer-Resource Interactions (Allan) Lab 3: Fish population regulation
(Week 2)
Lab 3 model due
Nov 9 - 13 Community Structure (Allan) Lakes and Oceans (Allan) Lab 4: Trophic interactions
(Week 1)
Lab 3 analysis due
Nov 16 - 18 River Ecosystems (Allan) Land Use/Land Cover Change (Currie) Lab 4: Trophic interactions
(Week 2)
Lab 4 model due
Nov 23 - 25 Human Systems:
A Focus on Agriculture (Currie)
SECOND MIDTERM EXAM
(In class? possibly Tuesday 5-7 PM)
Thanksgiving - No lab this week
Nov 30 - Dec 4 Global Water (Allan) Global Biodiversity (Allan) Lab 5: Coupled human-natural systems
(Week 1)
Lab 4 analysis due
Dec 7 - 11 The Biodiversity Crisis (Allan) Global Systems (Currie) Lab 5: Coupled human-natural systems
(Week 2)
Lab 5 model due
Dec 14 - 18 Course Conclusion (Allan, Currie) No class - study period Lab 5 analysis due
Dec 21 FINAL EXAM (Monday, Dec 21, 4-6 PM)
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