B151xF08_L11EcologyIntro - Georgia Tech School of Biology...

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Biology 1510/1511 Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2008 Module 2: Ecology The study of the interactions of organisms with their physical and biological environment. Everything is connected to everything else. Major themes. Behavior Life history strategies and population dynamics Interactions between individuals and species, community structure. Ecosystem dynamics, biogeochemistry
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Biology 1510/1511 Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2008 Ocean-Atmosphere Circulation The atmosphere-ocean system is a heat engine. Solar energy input density varies with latitude. Campbell & Reece, Fig. 52.10
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Biology 1510/1511 Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2008 Atmospheric Circulation Cells Air cools as it rises, warms as it sinks. Why?
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Biology 1510/1511 Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2008 Global Winds The winds don’t flow primarily N-S…
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B151xF08_L11EcologyIntro - Georgia Tech School of Biology...

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