LECTURE_6_Carbon_and_Environment

LECTURE_6_Carbon_and - LECTURE 6 CARBON AND ENVIRONMENT Lecture Goals After today you should be able to Describe general patterns of change in the

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LECTURE 6: CARBON AND ENVIRONMENT Lecture Goals After today, you should be able to… Describe general patterns of change in the fossil and climate records Define the principles of uniformitarianism, actualism, and catastrophism Describe the three basic groups of rocks Explain the role of geochemical cycles (carbon cycle) in extinction Describe the components of the biological and geological carbon cycle List which processes add and remove atmospheric carbon dioxide Identify the major reservoirs of carbon Describe the greenhouse effect Distinguish between positive and negative feedbacks Week 4 assignment (Climate Change Evidence) due EXAM 1 Monday, September 20 Extra Credit due Friday
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WEEK 3 RECAP Covered ecological fundamentals Food web and food chain Niche Habitat Ecosystem Community Population Role of environment in species distributions Role of environment in (mass) extinctions Role of ecological interactions in extinction
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What happens to biological communities when environmental conditions change?
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fossil archive geochemical archive
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Stanley (2009) Which rock type will have the best preserved fossils?
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course IB 106 taught by Professor Punyasenaandmarcot during the Fall '10 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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LECTURE_6_Carbon_and - LECTURE 6 CARBON AND ENVIRONMENT Lecture Goals After today you should be able to Describe general patterns of change in the

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