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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Study Guide - Final Guide: Terrestrial Ecosystem, Exponential Decay, Nitrogen Cycle

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: ecosystems in which fire plays a major role in the health of the ecosystem. Fire destroys dead undergrowth leaving room for new plants and grasses to
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 31: Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis, Homo Erectus, Neanderthal

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List of provided dates, periods, and events that you will need to know. Be able to match the event to the period and the age and put them in order. Afr
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 30: Cellular Respiration, Paleozoic, Extinction Event

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Lecture 30 (look at textbook (24. 1) to track lecture subjects) Hadean, 4. 5-4. 6 billion years ago- life not yet present. Archean, 3. 8 billion years
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 27: Controlled Burn, Plate Tectonics, Allopatric Speciation

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Over simplified solution sets to wildfires (part that will be test material) Get better at stopping wildfire: idea: ?, challenge: we don"t have any goo
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 29: Lignin, Decomposer, Permafrost

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Excess carbon going into the ocean and why it"s a big issue . Carbon dioxide interacts with water to form carbonic acid - this carbonic acid reduces th
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 28: Phosphorus Cycle, Denitrification, Nitrification

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It is estimated that 1 kg of phosphorus can result in the growth of 360-700 kg"s of green algae. Phosphorus goes through organic cycle and is deposited
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Commensalism, Conditionality

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To fix approach to character displacement, experimentally manipulate which individuals are being exposed to competition in which kinds of environments
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Interspecific Competition, Allopatric Speciation, Character Displacement

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Organisms with favored traits survive better and reproduce more than those without these traits and thus leave more offspring (this leads to adaptive e
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Study Guide - Fall 2018, Comprehensive Term Test Notes - Evolution, Exponential Growth, Fish

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Introduction to biology: principles of ecology and evolution. Ecology : the study of interactions among organisms and their environment. Goal: determin
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Herbivore, Commensalism, Conditionality

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Building from what we know about single species and layering on interactions with other species Learn how we classify different types of species intera
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Anagenesis, Phylogenetic Tree, Cladogenesis

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Creation of species does not always include isolation and bifurcation. Time can result in accumulated changes such that individuals in the present woul
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: White Feathers, Allele Frequency, Kin Selection

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: benefit to self > cost to self. Theme of today"s lecture: if natural selection acts on random mutations that occur at low frequencies, Yet paleontolo
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture 16: BIO

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Natural selection: the differential contribution of offspring to the next generation by individuals (and their genotypes) belonging to a population. Se
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Stabilizing Selection, Birth Weight, Heritability

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Case studies of natural selection in action finches : weather event (hard selection event) Bumpus" caused extreme mortality small birds preferentially
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Dihybrid Cross, Allele Frequency, Genotype Frequency

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Imagine that you have three loci, each has two alleles that sort independently: yellow/green (y/y) peas; smooth/wrinkled (ss) peas; purple flowers/whit
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Allele Frequency, Gene Flow, Malaria

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Mutations rare on a per locus basis usually deleterious point or chromosomal, multiple forms of each integral for evolution. If as heterozygosity confe
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Allele Frequency, Quantitative Genetics, Probability Distribution

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Locus 1- where or not color is expressed: expression is dominant, hence all individuals carrying two c alleles show no pigment. Locus 2- what color is
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Punnett Square, Gamete, Zygote

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Mendel"s inference from the results of monohybrid crosses: (pollen/sperm or egg) contains only one factor , but the zygote contains two - the zygote is
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Exponential Growth, Selective Breeding, Catastrophism

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Be able to categorize leading thinkers of the day on their view on evolution. The fossil record shows changes over time within particular locations- Bo
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Logistic Function, Exponential Growth, Habitat Destruction

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Is a constant representing the per capita growth rate. It is also called the intrinsic rate of increase. For an exponentially growing population, the p
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Exponential Growth, Logistic Function, Negative Number

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Population: number of individuals of the same species in a given time and place (from a evolutionary standpoint: interbreeding) Population density: num
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Avocado, Cannibalism, Stoma

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Shape of an en yme depends on its temp. En ymes have optimal temperatures in which they work most efficiently. )e maintain our body temperature so that
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Camouflage, Arctic Circle, Ecological Niche

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E(cid:458)ample:2(cid:268)o(cid:401)al: s(cid:459)m(cid:267)iont- li(cid:452)e in, (cid:453)ith, o(cid:401) on anothe(cid:401) o(cid:401)(cid:307)anism
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Stoma, Chlorophyll, Succulent Plant

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Wallace"s line : deep ocean trench that divides two regions of the archipelago and creates a great contrast in the biodiversity that has prevented biol
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Lyme Disease, Conservation Biology, Zoonosis

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Ecology : the study of interactions among organisms and their environment. Goal: determine the biological and physical factors that determine the distr
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Hadley Cell, Thermal Equator, Isthmus Of Panama

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Morphological species : individuals that are grouped into species based on their similar physical appearance. Works well when each species" characteris
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BSchmitt JohannaFall

BIS 2B- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 87 pages long!)

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UC-DAVISBIS 2BSchmitt JohannaFall

BIS 2B- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 169 pages long!)

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*study guide is subject to corrections and changes. *necessary formulas will be provided on the first page of the midterm. N(t) = population size at ti
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BSchreiber, SebastianFall

BIS 2B- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 91 pages long!)

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Bis 2b midterm 1 study guide: environmental factors that limit the distribution and abundance of organisms can be either biotic or abiotic. Sunlight af
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BSchreiber SebastianFall

BIS 2B- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 74 pages long!)

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UC-DAVISBIS 2BRosenheim JayWinter

[BIS 2B] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes fot the exam (22 pages long!)

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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Study Guide - Final Guide: Niche Differentiation, Phylogenetic Tree, Detritivore

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How to r and k selected traits relate to succession? r reproduce quickly and disperse quickly, k have more invested in offspring, better competitors. N
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BMark Schwartz; Sharon StraussFall

BIS 2B Study Guide - Final Guide: Terrestrial Ecosystem, Exponential Decay, Nitrogen Cycle

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: ecosystems in which fire plays a major role in the health of the ecosystem. Fire destroys dead undergrowth leaving room for new plants and grasses to
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BSchmitt JohannaFall

BIS 2B Study Guide - Final Guide: Natural Selection, Epistasis, Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis

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Before selection: a1a1 = , a1a2 = , a2a2 = ; After selection: a1a1 = (cid:1151), a1a2 = (cid:1152), a2a2 = 0. #6: allee threshold = between 10 (no seed
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UC-DAVISBIS 2BGrosberg RickWinter

BIS 2B Final: Lab Practical Study Guide

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UC-DAVISBIS 2BSchreiber SebastianFall

BIS 2B Final: Lecture review part 2

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UC-DAVISBIS 2BSchreiber SebastianFall

BIS 2B Final: lecture review part 1

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UC-DAVISBIS 2BSchreiber SebastianFall

BIS 2B Final: study guide part 2

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