302 notes 5 - 1 Labs Make-ups for missed labs are only...

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1 1 Labs Make-ups for missed labs are only available if you: Get prior approval from your TA Have a documented reason for your absence (“I overslept,” and “I missed the van” do not count) Attend another lab section during the same week and there is space for you in the lab/van and you coordinate between TAs. 2 Ecology in the News: Climate Change
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2 3 4 Adaptation: • key to under-standing success of organisms • specific to particular constraints
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3 5 Adaptation to Life in Varying Environments 6 Educational Goals: • understand how plants and animals cope with variable environments and resources • be familiar with certain specific concepts: – activity space – microhabitat selection – Responses to Variation: (1)acclimation, (2) developmental responses, (3) migration, storage, and dormancy – optimal foraging theory
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4 7 Selection is ecology in action 8 Figure 9.4 Activity space: range of environmental conditions suitable for “activity” (performance)
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5 9 Organisms Can Select Microhabitats Figure 9.7 10 Secrets of the Desert Iguana…
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6 11 Secrets of the Desert Iguana… Figure 9.5a 12 Secrets of the Desert Iguana… Figure 9.5b
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2008 for the course ECOL 302 taught by Professor Pavao during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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302 notes 5 - 1 Labs Make-ups for missed labs are only...

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