Atrichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane borganophosphates

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energy
flow
and
 chemical
cycling
among
the
various
biotic
and
 abiotic
components
 •  A
landscape
is
a
mosaic
of
connected
ecosystems
 •  Landscape
ecology
deals
with
arrays
of
ecosystems
 and
how
they
are
arranged
in
a
geographic
region
 •  The
biosphere
is
the
global
ecosystem,
the
sum
of
 all
the
planet ’s
ecosystems
 •  Global
ecology
examines
the
influence
of
energy
 and
materials
on
organisms
across
the
biosphere
 And
the
future…
 (Universal
Ecology)
 Ecology
and
Evolution
 •  
 Events
that
occur
in
ecological
time
affect
life
on


 the
scale
of
evolutionary
time
 “Department
of
E&EB:

 (1)
biogeochemistry
and
ecosystem

 






science,

 (2)
community
ecology,

 (3)
population
biology,

 (4)
organismal
biology,

 (5)
evolutionary
genetics,
and
 (6)
macroevolution
and
systematics.”
 

 


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 4/17/09
 Ecology
and
Environmentalism
 •  Ecology
provides
the
scientific
understanding
that
 underlies
environmental
issues
 •  Ecologists
make
a
distinction
between
science
and
 advocacy
 Every
ecologist
is
an
environmentalist

 but
not
every
environmentalist
is
an
ecologist
 "The
sedge
is
wither'd
from
 the
lake,
And
no
birds
sing.”

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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2009 for the course BIO G 1102 taught by Professor Walcott during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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