10-02-08Phys

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ENVS24 Check the course website for changes in the syllabus…. There are changes…. Course Website: http://ic.ucsc.edu/~janowash/envs24/ User name: envs24 Password: ecology 993469 Joseph Feldman, Jared Grayson, Dakota Hennessey…see me after class for permission codes
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Here Comes the Rain…… Rain Beetle Pleocoma sp. Pacifc TreeFrog Hyla regilla Subterranean Termite Reticulitermes hesperus
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Human polymorphisms include hair color, eye color and Blood Type (ABO) Polymorphism in the Pacifc Polymorphism in the Pacifc TreeFrog TreeFrog Polymorphism Polymorphism vs vs Ecotype Ecotype
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DNA Replication is an Imperfect Process “Mistakes” are Important for Evolution
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Convergent Evolution - page 494 Porpoise/dolphin Shark Sugar Glider Flying Squirrel Euphorb Cactus
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The Physical/Abiotic Environment Abiotic Environmental Factors Temperature Light Intensity Wavelength Temporal variation Water Temperature Salinity, pH, etc. Partial pressure of CO 2 2 Temporal variation Air Temperature Partial pressure of CO 2 2 Temporal variation Substrate
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The Physical/Abiotic Environment Temperature Light Water Air Substrate Gravity effects are dependent on size (mass) “feather” wings of a small insect (thrip)
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Good Ideas Come from Nature Newsweek, September 26, 2005 Mercedes-Benz unveils a concept car using the streamlines shape of a boxFsh Millions of tiny split hairs provide molecular attraction allowing geckos to climb walls Japanese company uses the idea of “structural” color to create colored fabric without dyes
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Determine Plant Communities East to West - Water North to South - Temperature
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Metabolic Rates are Temperature Dependent Q 10 Rule - Rates of most biological processes increase between two and four fold for every 10 C rise in temperature Oxygen consumption by the Colorado Potato Beetle in response to temperature
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The Importance of Temperature The Monarch ButterFy No life stage of the Monarch can survive freezing temperatures
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Solar Radiation Provides the Energy that Runs the Biological Machinery within the Biosphere (i.e., Light is very Important to Life ) Nutrients Cycle BUT Energy Flows
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