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Lecture Schedule for 2008

 

 

Lecture Date Topic Required Readings Recommended Readings
  9/1/08 Mo Labor Day     
  9/2/08 Tu Semester Start     
1 9/2/08 Tu Introduction to the Course  Syllabus Appendix 1: Terms (pdf), Appendix 1: Terms (html)   
9/4/08 Th  Benthic Feeding Guilds, Functional Groups  Chapter 1 Benthic feeding guilds Jumars & Fauchald (1977) Cammen (1980)   Boudreau (1998), Fauchald & Jumars (1979), Jaksic (1981), Jumars (1993), Woodin & Jackson (1979) 
9/9/08 Tu  Benthic Feeding Guilds Continued     
9/11/08 Th  Benthic Feeding Guilds (end) & Bioturbation  Chapter 2 Bioturbation Boudreau (1998), Shull (2001)  Boudreau (1994), Boudreau (1998), Cammen (1980), Gallagher & Keay (1998), Jumars (1993b), Matisoff (1982), Miller (2004) Chapter 13, pp. 287-299, Rhaods (1974), Rice (1986), Shull & Yasuda (2001) 
9/16/08 Tu  Bioturbation (end) & Microphytobenthic production  Chapter 3 Gould & Gallagher 1990  Admiraal (1984), Admiraal et al. (1982), Ludden et al (1985), Redalje & Laws (1981) 
9/18/08  Benthic Population Processes & Community Structure  Chapter 4 Gallagher et al. (1990)  Fenchel (1977), Virnstein (1977) 
7-8  9/23/08 Tu 9/25/08 Th   Benthic Community Structure: Case Study 1&2, Buzzards Bay & MA Bay Chapter 4   
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Global patterns of benthic community structure Chapter 5 Mills (1969), Sanders (1968), Huston (1979), Etter & Grassle (1992), Grassle & Maciolek (1992), Trueblood et al. (1994) 
    Deep-seat benthic diversity & rate processes  Jumars & Gallagher (1982), Rex et al. (2005)  Sanders (1968), Huston (1979), Etter & Grassle (1992), Grassle & Maciolek (1992) 
10    Pollutioni problems in Boston & New Bedford Harbors  Chapter 6 & Chapter 7, Gallagher & Keay (1998)  Gray et al. (1988), Pearson & Rosenberg (1978), Grassle & Grassle (1974), Rhoads et al. (1978), Rosenberg (2001) 
11    Methods for estimating primary production using the 14C- and ) methods  Chapter 8, Peterson (1980), Falkowski & Raven (1997), Chapter 9  Fogg (1980) pp. 24-25, Miller (2004) Chapter 3, Parsons et al. (1984a) pp. 115-120, Harrison & Platt (1980), Parsons et al. (1984b) pp. 61-66, Pregnall (1991) pp. 53-75 
12    The effects of light on phytoplankton growth, P vs I curves & light adaptation  EDG Chapter 9, Harrison et al (1985), Falkowski & Raven 1997, Chapter 9 pp. 263-276, 282-288  Miller (2004) Chapter 3, Parsons et al (1984b) pp. 61-80 
13    Nutrient effects on phytoplankton growth  EDG Chapter 10, Howarth (1998)  DeBaar (1994), Goldman (1980), Miller (2004) Chapter 3 pp. 56-69, Mills (1989), Nixon & Pilson (1983), Parsons et al. (1984) pp. 100-108, Ward (2000) 
14    Sverdrup's critical depth concept & "Why is there a March bloom in MA bay?"  EDG Chapter 11: Sverdrup (1953), Parsons et al. (1984), Townsend & Spinrad (1986)  Evans & Parslow (1985)), Miller (2004) Chapter 1, Nelson & Smith (1991), Mills (1989) pp. 120-171, Parsons et al. (1966), Parsons et al. (1984b) pp. 87-100, Smetacek & Passow (1990) 
15    Upwelling, Ekman Transport, and ENSO events  EDG Chapter 12, Mann and Lazier (1996) pp. 161-212, Ryther et al (1971)  Barber & Chavez (1986), Pickard & Emery (1982) pp. 215-218 on coastal upwelling, Pond & Pickard (1978) skim pp. 81-96, MacIsaac et al. (1985), Schreiber & Schreiber (1984)  
16    Factors controlling primary production on continental shelves  EDG Chapter 13 & Chapter 14, Eppley et al. (1979), Riley (1967)  Lunven et al. (2005) 
17    Primary production in Boston Harbor & MA Bay  EDG Chapter 14, Cole & Colern (1987), McGillicuddy et al. 2003  Adams et al. (1992), Cullen (1982), Haury et al. (1983), Kelly (1997), Kelly & Doerling (1997), Mann & Lazier (1996), Lunven et al. (2005), Nixon (1995), Officer & Ryther (1977), Townsend (1997) 
18    Upwelling & El NiƱo  Upwelling, Ekman Transport, and ENSO events  EDG Chapter 12, Mann and Lazier (1996) pp. 161-212, Ryther et al. (1971) 
19    Primary production in oligotrophic gyres  Chapter 15, Platt et al. (1989)  Eppley (1980), Gleskes & Kraay (1984), Grande et al. (1989), Laws et al. (1990), Venrick (1990) 
20    Satellite remote sensing  Gallagher Chapter 16, Perry (1986), Behrenfield & Falkowski (1997)  Campbell & O'Reilly (1988), Eppley et al. (1985), Platt (1986), Platt et al. (1988), Platt & Sathendrayath (1988) 
21    Zooplankton grazing mechanisms  EDG Chapter 17, Koehl & Strickler (1981), Miller Chapter 7  Banse (1992), Frost (1980a) pp. 465-491, Purcell (1977), Price (1988), Welschmeyer & Lorenzen (1985) 
22    Size-selective predation & competition, Virtual copepod page: for Jaffe, Fowler & Yen Euchaeta movies  Gallagher Chapter 20, Brooks & Dodson (1965)  Greene (1983), Kerfoot (1975), Neill (1975), Paine (1966) 
23    Vertical Migration, Playing cards for the vertical migration game, Scorecard & rules for the vertical migration game  Chapter 22, Ohman et al. (1983)  Frost (1988), Gliwicz (1986), McLaren (1974), Ohman (1990) 
24    The microbial loop, Factors controlling bacterial production and standing stocks  Gallagher Chapter 23  Azam et al. (1983), Duclow (2000), Fenchel (1988), Fuhrman & Azam (1982), Hoppe et al. (2002), Jumars et al. (1989, Jumars (1993) pp. 179-197, Miller Chapter 5, Riemann & Bell (1990) 
25    Primary production in nitrate rich seas  Gallagher Chapter 17, Boyd et al. (2000), Morel & Price (2003)  Boyd et al. (1996), Coale et al. (1996), Evans & Parslow (1985), Frost (1987, 1991), Martin & Fitzwater (1988), Miller et al. (1991), Parsons et al. (1966) 
26    Numerical models for the standard form of pelagic theory, North Sea ecocystem model  Steele (1974), Landry (1976), Gallagher Chapter 25   
27    Last class: New England coastal ecosystem modeling, Narragansett Bay and Hydroqual MA Bay eutrophication model  Chapter 26, Kremer & Nixon (1978) [3 chapters] read 1-5 especially pp. 23-59  Frost (1980b), Kremer & Nixon (1978), Mills (1989), Steele (1976) 
(Final Exam Period) 8 am in Presentation Room 3 & ITV classrooms at Dartmouth & Amherst
Final Exam, in class, 3 hours, closed book
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