TOPICS IN AQUATIC ECOLOGY

EFB 797, section 4, 1 credit

SPRING SEMESTER 2000
Meeting time: Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM
Location: 305 Illick Hall

CLASS SCHEDULE
 
 
DATE TOPIC PAPERS LEADER
Week 1 - 20 January 2000 Introduction None Schulz
Week 2 - 27 January 2000 What is a (lake) ecosystem? Forbes 1887, McIntosh 1998 Schulz
Week 3 - 3 February 2000 Trophic Dynamics Lindeman 1942, Gaedke et al. 1996 J. Nesbit
Week 4 - 10 February 2000 Biomanipulation Shapiro et al. 1975 and
either Brett and Goldman 1996 or Drenner and Hambright 1999
I. Blackburn
Week 5 - 17 February 2000 Invasive Species Zaret and Paine 1973,
Spencer et al. 1991
J. Shallenberger
Week 6 - 24 February 2000 Zooplankton Community Structure Brooks and Dodson 1965,
Declerck et al. 1998
M. Wuenschel
Week 7 - 2 March 2000 Role of DOC Wetzel 1984,
Williamson et al. 1999
J. Hallock
Week 8 - 9 March 2000 Paleolimnology Gorham and Sanger 1976,
Cumming et al. 1994
M.Connerton
Week 9 - SPRING BREAK NONE NONE NONE
Week 10 - 23 March 2000 John Magnuson visit Magnuson et al. 1997 Schulz
Week 11 - 30 March 2000 Omnivory in Aquatic Food Webs Sprules and Bowerman 1988,
Kling 1992
J. Burnett
Week 12 - 6 April 2000 Stable Isotope Analysis Petersen and Fry 1986,
Cummins et al. 1995
S. Hardin
Week 13 - 13 April 2000 Algal blooms Fogg 1969,
Burkholder 1999
K. Stainbrook
Week 14 - 20 April 2000 Nutrient ratios Redfield 1958,
Sterner et al. 1997 
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Week 15 - 27 April 2000 Summary discussion none: 1-2 page write up due Schulz

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