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Exam 2 study guide Bio 305
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Chelsea on Sunday November 8, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to Bio 305 at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point taught by Dr. Rosenfield in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 178 views. For similar materials see Ecology in Biology at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point.
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Date Created: 11/08/15
Bio 305 Exam 2 Study Guide by Chelsea Trapp Remember that this exam is cumulative and you should look over your notes form the exam 1 material. Also read chapters 4, 10, and 13. PEOPLE TO KNOW: Eldredge and Gould Holdridge Griener Clements and Shelford MacArther Pielow MArzlufff and Dial Barres Kate Milton Vtorov Doust and Doust Cox Williams Tansley Wallace Crowther Einstein Krebs C.W. Thonthwaite Heller and Zavaleta Bailey and Crowley TOPCS: Cultural vs. organic evolution Punctual vs gradual evolution Adaptive vs convergent evolution Life History Evolution - Principal life history traits and trade offs -3 major life history characteristics affecting number of offspring -“r” vs. “k” strategists -MacArther’s “dominant” taxa -speciousness -how evolutionary rates, speciation, extinction rates, and species turnover rates are related Mating systems-4 types and divisions within those types Cuckolding Dummock mating study Sexual selection in plants Biogeography-biomes and realms, energy and sunlight, atmosphere and microclimate Types of realms Holdridge’s Life Zones Ecoregions Know what influences biogeography Know what leads to variation in climate and how weather moves Ocean currents Climograph Evapotranspiration Inversions North and south facing slope differences Properties of water Homeostasis and water budget Relative humidity Tiaga -predominant plant and animal life and what adaptations enable them to live in the tiaga Wildlife 10- year cycle Soil layers Properties of topsoil Histosols Oxisols Acid rain and how it works Why might animals ingest soil and associated studies (feral pigs) Biochemical cycling -Carbon cycling &(3 sources of carbon) -Nitrogen cycling -Phosphorous cycling Climate change (alarm, history, modeling and problems) Global Budget for Carbon formula and issues Phenology definition and decoupling of species interactions due to climate change Biosphere, Lithosphere, hydrosphere Ecosystems (definition, components) Photosynthesis ( types of plants, leaf area index, total solar energy yield) Decomposition( Types of decomposers, stages of decomposition) Rhizosphere Rhizoplane How temperature and moisture effect photosynthesis pathways and rate of decomposition
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