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RUTGERS11:375:101Dr. RavitFall

11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Ecological Niche, Generalist And Specialist Species, Keystone Species

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31 Oct 2018
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Biodiversity - variety in the earth"s species. Species - population of members who share characteristics and can produce fertile offspring. Functional
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RUTGERS11:375:101SchaeferFall

11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Intertidal Zone, River Ecosystem, Keystone Species

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5 Dec 2017
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Build reefs by secreting crusts of limestone around their soft bodies. Provide algae with a home and some nutrients. Help produce the exoskeleton by dr
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11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Drain Fly, Sewage Treatment

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5 Dec 2017
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Started in 1916 with a filter (psychoda) fly problem at the plainfield sewage treatment plant. City approached the agricultural college in new brunswic
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11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Organic Food, Environmental Audit, Simple Living

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5 Dec 2017
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Core case study: biosphere 2- a lesson in humility. Designed to mimic the earth"s natural systems. Had to pump in oxygen from the outside. Rates of res
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11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Volatile Organic Compound, Topsoil, National Priorities List

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5 Dec 2017
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Most ends up in landfills and incinerators. Electronics have many things in them that can be reused. E-waste often gets transported to developing count
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RUTGERS11:375:101SchaeferFall

11:375:101 Lecture 21: Chapter 19-Climate

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5 Dec 2017
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Fossil fuel combustion releases co2 to the atmosphere. All carbon based fuels that are not renewable because they take so long to form in the earth. An
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RUTGERS11:375:101SchaeferFall

11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Air One, Scrubber, Lead

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5 Dec 2017
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Core case study: south asia"s massive brown clouds. Stretch across much of india, bangladesh, china, and western. Pollutants can circle the globe in ab
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RUTGERS11:375:101SCHAEFERFall

11:375:101 Lecture 8: Climate & Biodiversity

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30 Jan 2019
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Months with little to no rainfall, and months with rainfall. Herded large animals that can capture the space of the grasslands. Organisms that can cons
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11:375:101 Lecture 12: Agriculture and Food

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30 Jan 2019
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3 major grain crops: wheat, rice, corn. 3 systems produce most of our food. Croplands- 11% of our world"s land area. 80% our food produced is on 25% of
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11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Salton Sea, Ecosystem Services, Washing Machine

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30 Jan 2019
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Climate change increases the acidity (lowers the ph) The most sensitive organisms are polyps bc of their shell. All snailed organisms are sensitive to
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RUTGERS11:375:101Dr. RavitFall

11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Tropospheric Ozone, Ozone Layer, Sulfur Dioxide

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30 Nov 2018
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Atmosphere - a thin layer of gases that surrounds earth. Contains 4 layers that differ in temperature, density, and composition. Troposphere - air move
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RUTGERS11:375:101Dr. RavitFall

11:375:101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Rare Earth Element, Tree Farm, Tantalum

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4 Nov 2018
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There are 17 rare earth elements discovered in 1787. Tantalum is a mineral found in coltan which end up going to china. Tailings - ore left over after
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