Lecture 26 goals - Lecture 26 Goals Part I BIOGEOGRAPHY OF...

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Lecture 26 Goals Part I: BIOGEOGRAPHY OF SPECIES Be able to: Briefly explain the general importance of environmental conditions in determining species’ geographic ranges. Briefly explain the data used and predictions made by bioclimatic models. Diagram the general relationship between organism body size and population density. Explain linkages among the above. Note: The topic of metapopulations is covered in Chapter 10, but is included in this lecture. Chapter section 10.2 on metapopulations was required reading for lecture 19. You should review it now. Define a metapopulation. Draw an example of a metapopulation on a map. Distinguish a metapopulation from an isolated population based on maps. Predict relative duration of subpopulation persistence based on size and distance to neighboring subpopulations. Reading: Chapter 9. Introduction. Required . Distribution limits. Required . Patterns on small scales. Not required. Patterns on large scales.
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