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This course surveys the diversity, structure and functioning of California’s ecosystems through time and the ways they have influenced and responded to human activities and stewardship. Topics include ecosystem drivers such as climate, soils, and land use history; human and ecological prehistory of the state; comparative marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystem dynamics; and managed ecosystems such as range, fisheries and agriculture in California. The course also emphasizes important skills to understand as a scientist or consumer of scientific information, including data collection, natural history, and writing....
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Calendar

Dates limites flexibles

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Beginner Level

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Recommandé : 4 hours/week

Approx. 17 heures pour terminer
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

1

Section
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3 heures pour terminer

Drivers of Statewide Patterns

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Reading
9 vidéos (Total 149 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video9 vidéos
Biodiversity16 min
Geomorphology and Soils24 min
Climate Transect12 min
California's Climate23 min
Population and Land Use22 min
Forestry22 min
Agriculture12 min
Urban11 min
Reading1 lectures
Syllabus10 min
Quiz1 exercices pour s'entraîner
Statewide Patterns20 min

2

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Marine Systems

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Reading
9 vidéos (Total 98 min), 1 quiz
Video9 vidéos
Younger Lagoon Dunes12 min
Beaches8 min
Animal Tracking9 min
Estuaries12 min
Oceanography16 min
Intertidal11 min
Kelp Forests6 min
Offshore14 min
Quiz1 exercices pour s'entraîner
Marine Systems14 min

3

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Mountains, Lakes, & Deserts

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Reading
9 vidéos (Total 93 min), 1 quiz
Video9 vidéos
Fire21 min
Subalpine13 min
Strip Bark1 min
Alpine8 min
Lundy Lake6 min
Lake Tahoe6 min
Mono Lake9 min
Deserts14 min
Quiz1 exercices pour s'entraîner
Mountains, Lakes, & Deserts20 min

4

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Lowland Systems

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Reading
8 vidéos (Total 111 min), 1 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Rivers11 min
Grasslands11 min
Jasper Ridge Chaparral5 min
Fort Ord Chaparral30 min
Coastal Sage6 min
Oak Woodlands14 min
Range19 min
Northcoast Forests11 min
Quiz1 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lowland Systems20 min
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Meilleurs avis

par JSApr 2nd 2018

This shows California outdoors from top to bottom. Really good info on all the plants, animals and outdoor environments. Especially enjoyed week 3 on lakes and deserts

par JQOct 18th 2017

INTERESTING AND ENJOYABLE COURSE. TIMELY, TOO, AS I PLAN ON DOING THE PACIFIC COAST TRAIL THIS SPRING. THANKS SO MUCH!

Enseignants

Erika Zavaleta

Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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