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This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Savion Goyette III on Monday October 19, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to GEO 599 at Oregon State University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 9 views. For similar materials see /class/224562/geo-599-oregon-state-university in Geoscience at Oregon State University.




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Date Created: 10/19/15
Geo 599 Concepts in Ecosystem Informatics Module 1 Disturbance propagation in stream networks in space and time J A Jones Part 1 of 4 1 Keyconcepts A a 111st 0f 5 to 10 key termconcepts that we 1 culty and students should all know from your 1150112111155 and be prepared to define them 1Disturbance succession disturbance history of a site Disturbance 7 deviation from succession physical or biological sudden change Succession 7 predictable sequence of plant species and vegetation structure in time Disturbance history of a site multiple disturbances multiple types order is important Harvard Forest 2Laws of thermodynamics pressure gradients heatenergy transfer latent heat Laws of thermodynamics conservation of matter and energy entropy declining free energy Pressure gradients 7 produce motion of air water Solar energy Heatenergy transfer conduction convection radiation Energy transfer through changes of state latent heat heat of vaporization endothermic heat of condensation exothermic Energy to do work potential kinetic Coriolis forces 3Climate seasonality atmospheric and ocean circulation Laws of thermodynamics changes of state of water motion of air and water atmospheric circulation AND ocean conveyor belt AND climate rotation orbit tilt of Earth and orbital variations seasons glacial cycles 4Hydrologic cycle roles of vegetation hydro cycle movement of water through atmosphere biosphere geosphere processes in hydrologic cycle that are tied to vegetation interception throughfall stem ow evaporation transpiration soil moisture 5Networks small world branching hierarchical v patchworks adjacency linear distances networks arcs nodes branching hierarchical small world in space in time evolution patchworks patch size patch spacing amount of edge 6Scale grain extent scaling laws selfsimilarity fractals power law Scale grain and extent Scaling laws selfsimilarity power law fractals 7Spatial transfers of water sediment wood in landscapes Landform evolution Water storage and routing soil moisture water in veg and atmosphere oods ood routing sediment and wood storage and routing sediment on hillslopes wood on hillslopes sediment in streams wood in streams 8Causality experiments observational studies causal inference Causality cause effect attribute Experiment control treatment replicate temporal stability causal transience unit homogeneity 9Empirical models Statistical significance type 1 and type 2 errors statistical power Model fit to data goodness of fit types of error fail to reject the null fail to accept the alternative selection of functional form overfitting Statistical power lOSimulation and optimization models discriminating among multiple solutions JCA papers Revelle Church Simulation model equations variables Optimization model objective function equation constraint equations variables Integer vs continuous optimization networks vs patchworks Selecting among feasible solutions solution algorithms heuristics Geo 599 7 Concepts in Ecosystem Informatics Module 1 Disturbance propagation in stream networks in space and time J A Jones Pre test 1 What are the laws of thermodynamics and what sorts of equations do they permit us to write about physical entities 2 Name several forms of energy or energy transfer and give an example of each that involves water 3 Earth is an open system with respect to but a closed system with respect to name some forms of energymatter Sketch an open system and a closed system 4 How do various forms of energy and heat exchanges give rise to atmospheric and ocean circulation 5 Draw the hydrologic cycle List the components that are linked to vegetation 6 Draw a branching hierarchical network and a small world network How do they differ in form and function 7 How do statistical methods help one to discriminate among alternative empirical models 8 How does optimization help one to discriminate among alternative mathematical models for a given process


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