BIO1130 mer bleue INTRODUCTION PDF

2012 station 3 bog 2 juillet 2003 antoine morin

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Unformatted text preview: anismal Biology – Fall 2012 Station 4 – Ecotone 2 juillet 2003, © Antoine Morin (amorin@uottawa.ca) BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 Station 5 - Forest 2 juillet 2003, © Antoine Morin (amorin@uottawa.ca) BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 Back from Mer Bleue … • • • • Enter your observations on virtual campus in order to combine class data. Find out which plant you’ve been assigned for your report (you can do that anytime) using the plant assignment tool on the website Download the combined data file from website to plot your graph One week after the lab: hand in your report (your TAs will give you instructions about the report during the field trip) BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 Combined data file • • Available 36 hours after field trip Expressed as a ratio: number of students who observed a plant number of students in the group Data of group 1 -5 at station 1 Data of group 1 -5 at station 2 Data for one plant (e.g. Acer rubrum) BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 Proper production of graphs • Read carefully instructions in the • • appendix of lab manual. Plot incidence (=frequency of observation) of your plant in relation to site. Stations on the X axis must be ordinated along a moisture gradient (e.g. dry moist) BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 Example: Kalmia angustifolia 1.0 Incidence 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0 Old field Forest Ecotone Bog Marsh Station Caption of the graph BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 Mer Bleue Report: content • • • Title page Graph showing the distribution of your plant Answer the questions printed in the instruction file (on website) : Hypothesis and prediction BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 Mer Bleue Report: timeline • 1 day after field trip: enter data on virtual campus (better if done right after trip) • Combined data will be available 36h after field trip. • 1 week after field trip: due date for version 1 of report • 2 weeks: corrected version1 handed back (during lab2) • 3 weeks: due date for version 2 (optional) Corrected v2 handed back during lab3 • • Mer Bleue final mark = V1+V2 or 2xV1 See all dates on lab website BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 Field trip instructions • Dress appropriately for field conditions! • Be on time for both departures and returns! • Everyone must take the bus to and from the • • • • • site. No food at the site, nor on the bus. Stay on the paths, trails and boardwalks. Do not pick any flowers or remove vegetation. Do not leave anything behind, including garbage. Use the same bus going to and returning from the site. BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012 To do before field trip • Learn to identify major plants of Mer Bleue • (lab manual and web site) Read documents posted on the “Lab1” page of web site. Departure: In front of Lamoureux hall (on university private). Arrive at 2:20 Mon-Thu, 12:50 on Friday and go to your assigned bus BIO1130 – Introduction to Organismal Biology – Fall 2012...
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