MT1 - Review geological history and the relative sequence...

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Review geological history and the relative sequence of key dates in the history of life 4.6 Bys – Age of earth 3.8 Bys – Prokaryotes 2.4-2.3 Bys – Rise of O2 – Great oxidation 1.8Bys – 1 st Eukaryotes 500 – Mys Cambrain Radiation 470 – Mys Origin on land plants 200 – Mys Dino’s 147 – Mys – Flowering Plants 65 – Mys Dino’s extinct 12,000 – 15,000 – Glaciation Know mark & recapture method & assumptions - Set traps within the distribution area of the population, Mark that captures animals and then release them, After several days set traps again and get marked and unmarked animals. - Number of marked animals caught 1 st attempy x # animals total caught second Number of marked animals recaught - Assumptions: o No death o No emigration o No immigration o Don’t learn how to avoid traps, equal probability o Random distribution o No births Review logistic and exponential growth and how to interpret changes in the growth curves Exponential - r = inate capacity for increase, rmax = births – deaths
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course BIOLOGY 121 taught by Professor Hawk during the Spring '12 term at UBC.

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