ECOLOGY 438 / 538 BIOGEOGRAPHY, Spring, 2005
Tentative Schedule last updated 1/13/05
Lect. Date Topic Readings
  1 Jan 13 (Intro) & Hist I 1
  2 Jan 18 History of Biogeography I 2 (box 2.2)
  3 Jan 20 Biodiversity II 12 (p. 248-252)
  4 Jan 25 Biodiversity II 12 (p. 248-252)
  5 Jan 27 Patterns of Distribution I 4
  6 Feb 1 Patterns of Distribution I 4
  7 Feb 3 Patterns of Distribution I 4
  8 Feb 8 Communities & Ecosystems IV 18 370 ff.
  Feb 10 EXAM 1              example
  9 Feb 15 Basic Climatology start geogr taxon Lowe 8-10, 84-91
10 Feb 17 Earth History Huggett III 14 (p. 293-304)
11 Feb 22 Earth History Huggett III 15 (p. 305-315)
12 Feb 24 Biomes Lowe 3-8, 10-17, 92-100
13 Mar 1 Arizona Life Zones Lowe 17-93
14 Mar 3 Arizona Life Zones Lowe 17-93
15 Mar 8 Pleistocene Biogeography Huggett III 16 (p. 316-337)
  Mar 10 EXAM 2              example              Term Paper Guidelines     due May 4
Mar 15
Mar 17
SPRING BREAK
16 Mar 22 Pleistocene Biogeography I 3
17 Mar 24 Current Distributions & Cladistics III 16
18 Mar 29 Current Distributions & Cladistics II 8
19 Mar 31 Biotic Patterns & Biotic Exchange II 10
20 Apr 5 Roots of Current Distributions II 11
21 Apr 7 Extinction & Speciation II 9
22 Apr 12 Dispersal I 3
23 Apr 14 Human Biogeography II 12
24 Apr 19 Human Biogeography II 13
25 Apr 21 Insular Biotas IV 17
26 Apr 26 Island Biogeography IV 17
27 Apr 28 Restoration Biogeography IV 18
28 May 3 Marine Biogeography IV 18
  Tues May 10, 2005 EXAM 3   8:9:15 a.m. BSW 237    example      Term paper due May 4


Readings: Huggett, R.J. 2004.
Fundamentals of Biogeography.
(Second Ed.) Routledge, Taylor Francis, London & New York.

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