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es_100_Lecture_12 - TermpapertopicsdueMondayatstartof

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    Term paper topics due Monday at start of  lecture. On one notepage provide: Name, perm number, section. Short description of topic in a few full sentences. Provide two references that you have looked at that are relevant. (goal=get you reading). Web sites are not okay. Must be titles and authors of ARTICLES or book chapters. Topic can be fine tuned over time as you explore your topic.
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    Examples of topics: How will global climate change influence role role of keystone predators? How do marine protected areas influence fisheries success or productivity of particular species? How does livestock grazing affect grassland composition in California? What is role of habitat fragmentation in influencing the spread of a particular disease or group of disease? What is role of pollinators or other mutualists in limiting species invasions? What are impacts of particular exotic species on a community or ecosystem? Will the effects likely be long term?
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    Lecture 12 Finish up predation/herbivory/parasitism
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    I. Predators/herbivores/parasites can  reduce prey fitness and increase  mortality without directly killing prey A. By changing their behavior B. By reducing their growth and competitive ability C. By increasing their energy allocation to defense
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2009 for the course ENV S 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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