MIT1_018JF09_Lec12

MIT1_018JF09_Lec12 - 1.018/7.30J Lecture 12 food webs and...

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1.018/7.30J fall 2009 Lecture 1 2 – food webs and secondary productivity READINGS: Text: Ch 24, 491-503, p. 670-676 Beddington, J. 1995 “The Primary Requirements” Nature 374: 213-214 (W) Pauly, D. and V. Christensen. 1995. Primary Production Required to Sustain Global Fisheries. Nature: 374: 255-257 (W) Pauley, D. et al 2000. “ Fishing Down Aquatic Food Webs”. Am. Sci. 88: 46-51 Optional and or Background for Lecture For background on stable isotopes: http://wwwrcamnl.wr.usgs.gov/isoig/res/funda.html Stapp et al. 1999. Stable isotopes reveal strong marine and El Nino effects on island food webs. Nature: 401: 467 – 469. Peterson, B. et al. 1986. Sulfur and Carbon Isotopes as tracers of salt-marsh organic matter flow. Ecology. 67:865 It's a very odd thing As odd as can be— That whatever Miss T eats Turns into Miss T. Walter De La Mare, 1913 Outline: Secondary Production Production Efficiencies Assimilation Efficiencies Food Chain Efficiencies Grazing Food Webs vs. Decomposer Food Webs
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