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Class Notes for EVSC30006 at University of Melbourne

Ecology of Urban Landscapes

EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Coarse Woody Debris, Sydney Gardens, Keystone Species
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LECTURE 21: THE URBAN MATRIX Urban environments are landscape mosaics where habitat remnants are typically surrounded by heterogenous urban matrix o Cant depend on remnants to maintain biodiversity need to appreciate the m...

Environmental Science
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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Biodiversity Hotspot, Urban Ecosystem, Ramsar Convention
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LECTURE 22: GENEVA Urban population increasing in Switzerland Legal framework: Swiss National Strategy for Biodiversity o Includes urban biodiversity as a strategic goal, is embedded in other goals of the action plan o Ur...

Environmental Science
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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Honeyguide, Anthropomorphism, Ecosystem Services
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LECTURE 23: HUMANWILDLIFE INTERACTIONS HumanWildlife Interactions: direct and indirect interfaces between humans and animals, and the effects that arise, on a continuum from negative (humanwildlife conflict) to positive Hi...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Edge Effects, Plants And Animals, Species Richness
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LECTURE 16: CORRIDORS, CONNECTIVITY & EDGE CORRIDORS Corridor: linear landscape elements defined on the basis of structure or function strip of lands which differs from matrix on either side Maximised widt...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Habitat, Species Richness
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LECTURE 12: URBANISATION MARINE ENVIRONMENTS RESTORATION Restoration: process of reestablishing, following a degradation by human activities, a sustainable habitat or ecosystem with a natural, healthy structure functioni...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Landscape Ecology, Metapopulation, Biogeography
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LECTURE 15: LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY Landscape Ecology: focus on spatial heterogeneity pattern, on broader spatial scales, focus on the role of humans in creating influencing landscape patterns processes Landscapes are compose...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Growling Grass Frog, Metapopulation, Patch Dynamics
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LECTURE 13: POPULATION METAPOPULATION ECOLOGY IN CITIES POPULATION ECOLOGY Population Dynamics: changes in populations over time as they fluctuate, overall increasing trend but large variation Processes: births, deaths, i...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Urban Growth Boundary, Sloss Debate, Urban Design
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LECTURE 19: RESERVE DESIGN IN URBAN AREAS Nature reserves are areas reserved for nature or natural values o Include protected areas, national parks, wilderness areas, informal formal green space o Form a network of reserv...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Urban Ecology, Ecosystem Services, Urban Design
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LECTURE 20: CONSERVATION ACTION IN CITIES Strategies for conserving urban biodiversity ecosystem services: o Increase awareness o Integrate urban ecology with planning design biodiversity sensitive urban design Different...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Sea Breeze, Area Density, Urban Design
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LECTURE 18: ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION USING LANDSCAPES Structure of urban areas influences the type value of ecosystem services provided o Greater density suburbs provide less ecosystem services measured by run off, C seques...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: House Finch, Ecological Niche, Introduced Species
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LECTURE 14: URBAN COMMUNITY ECOLOGY Community: a group of potentially interacting species that occur together in space time Individualistic community concept: many species interact change over time o Allow us to consider...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Estuaries And Coasts, Marine Debris, Habitat Fragmentation
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LECTURE 11: URBANISATION MARINE ENVIRONMENTS Development of agriculture has led to decreasing trends in all species due to increasing nitrogen, phosphorous, sediment, PP, eutrophic plankton invasive species Main drivers ...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Urban Species, Storage Organ, Succulent Plant
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LECTURE 17: ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION USING BUILDINGS Determined by urban planning policies, which can be influenced by urban ecology GREEN ROOFS Green Roof: a roofing assembly consisting of a waterproof membrane additional ...

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EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Light Pollution, Ecological Trap, Melatonin
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LECTURE 8: NOISE LIGHT POLLUTION Anthropogenic noise artificial light at night are widespread pervasive in cities Altered regimes affect animals: o Changing diurnal seasonal patterns of behaviour o Influence foraging s...

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Nick Williams
EVSC30006 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Growling Grass Frog, Urban Growth Boundary, Yarra River
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LECTURE 3: CHARACTERISTICS OF URBAN LANDSCAPES Expansion for previously rural areas, being transformed into urban land use on the urban growth boundary Microclimates have changed due to black colour of roofs and impervious...

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Nick Williams
Laboratory Basics - Reference Guides

Lab safety is the cornerstone principle in this compelling Guide. All international safety symbols are clearly defined, with all basic lab glassware and equipment depicted by text description and diagrams. The Guide also p...

ANAT - Anatomy
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: National Environmental Policy Act, Municipal Solid Waste, Criteria Air Contaminants

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM EEnvironmental Law ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POL...

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