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Tags: ecology

Teaching Materials (1-20 of 71)

  1. Diversity Indices: Shannon's H and E

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces Shannon's diversity index in the context of understanding how to mathematically measure the species diversity in a community. It is intended for an introductory biology...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1059/?v=1

  2. Diversity Indices: Simpson's D and E

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces Simpson's diversity index in the context of understanding how to mathematically measure the species diversity in a community. It is intended for an introductory biology...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1058/?v=1

  3. Estimating Tree Heights: Right Triangle Trigonometry

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces basic trigonometry calculations in the context of understanding tree height calculations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1060/?v=1

  4. Interspecific Competition: the Lotka-Volterra Model

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Lotka-Volterra Model in the context of understanding interspecific competition. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1061/?v=1

  5. Optimal Foraging Theory

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the optimal foraging strategy in the context of understanding competition and coexistence among species. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1062/?v=1

  6. Predator-Prey Dynamics: the Lotka-Volterra Model

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Lotka-Volterra model in the context of understanding how predator and prey interact. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1063/?v=1

  7. Species-Area Relationships

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces species-area curves in the context of understanding spatial diversity patterns. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1064/?v=1

  8. Type I Functional Response

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the type I functional response in the context of understanding the relationship between an individual's rate of consumption and food density. It is intended for an...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1065/?v=1

  9. Type II Functional Response: Holling’s Disk Equation

    15 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces the Holling’s disk equation in the context of understanding the relationship between an individual's rate of consumption and food density. It is intended for an introductory...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1066/?v=1

  10. Cohort Life Tables

    12 Feb 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

    This module introduces cohort life tables in the context of understanding demographic processes and how they affect populations. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1054/?v=1

  11. Avian Censys Analysis

    23 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Darcy Taniguchi

    This Swirl course uses ecological data of bird counts and habitat variables to estimate inter-observer variability and the relationship of birds with habitat variables.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1025/?v=1

  12. An Introduction to the R Programming Environment

    04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By K. A. Garrett1, P. D. Esker1, A. H. Sparks1

    Kansas State University

    An online module introducing students and biologists to R, published in American Phytopathological Society

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/1002/?v=1

  13. Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests: learning how plants move around

    20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sunshine Liberty Brosi

    Frostburg State University

    This module focuses on the dispersal of seeds from trees in fragmented tropical forests. Students use data from published studies to understand patterns of seed dispersal and apply these ideas to...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/965/?v=1

  14. Food Chain Dynamics In A Simple Ecosystem

    20 Dec 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Laura Ellen Rose

    HHU Duesseldorf

    In this lab, students will work with a simple algae/brine shrimp environment to learn about food chains and population dynamics.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/963/?v=1

  15. Measuring the Health of the Earth Using the Theory of Island Biography

    25 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jana Eggleston, Stephanie Renee Campau, Farshid Ahrestani, Holly D Gaff1

    Old Dominion University

    This module uses a variety of available datasets to explore methods of calculating biodiversity and measuring landscape as well as the relationship between those.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/868/?v=1

  16. Coral Reefs in Hot Water

    04 Oct 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kaitlin Bonner

    St. John Fisher College

    Students analyze sea surface temperature (SST) data from NOAA to predict coral bleaching at four locations in the Bahamas. They then compare their predictions to authentic research collected about...

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/324/?v=1

  17. IPMpack: an R package for Integral Projection Models

    11 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By C. Jessica E. Metcalf1, Sean M. McMahon2, Roberto Salguero-Gómez3, Eelke Jongejans4, Cory Merow5

    1. University of Oxford 2. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute 3. University of Queensland 4. Radbound University Nijmegen 5. STRI and University of Connecticut

    IPMpack is an R package (R Development Core Team 2013) that allows users to build and analyse Integral Projection Models.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/779/?v=1

  18. Redox Chemistry and Coral Bleaching

    25 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Julian

    University of Florida

    Mapping coral bleaching using NOAA data to set the stage for reviewing redox chemistry concepts

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/366/?v=1

  19. Urban Ecology

    24 Jul 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Kelly O'Donnell

    Science Forward

    This video describes the field of urban ecology and features scientists who use the city as their field site.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/717/?v=1

  20. Outstanding Oaks: Quercus Phenology at NEON Sites

    22 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jackie Matthes

    This resource uses an app hosted on QUBES to visualize similarities and differences in Quercus phenology at three NEON sites in California, Florida, and Massachusetts.

    https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/675/?v=1

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