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Environmental Physiology Course Schedule, Spring 2017

 

Week   Topic
January 18 Course Introduction, comparative method and adaptation (Chapter 1)
  23 -25 Adaptation and Allometry, issues of size and scale (Chapter 2 and 3)
  30-Feb 1 Adaptation and Allometry, issues of size and scale (Chapter 2 and 3)
February 6-8

Osmoregulation and excretion (Chapter 4 and 5)

Environmental readings: 11.1, 11.2, 12.1, 12.2, 13.1, 13.2, 14.1, 14.3, 15.1, 15.2

  13-15

Osmoregulation and excretion (Chapter 4 and 5)

Environmental readings: 11.1, 11.2, 12.1, 12.2, 13.1, 13.2, 14.1, 14.3, 15.1, 15.2

  20-22 Wednesday February 22, Exam 1
March 1 Metabolism, energetics and energy budgets (Chapter 6)
  6-8 Metabolism, energetics and energy budgets (Chapter 6)
  13-15 Spring Break
  20-22

Respiration, gas exchange and circulation (Chapter 7)

Environmental readings: 11.4, 11.6, 12.4, 13.4, 15.4

  23-25

Respiration, gas exchange and circulation (Chapter 7)

Environmental readings: 11.4, 11.6, 12.4, 13.4, 15.4

April 3-5 Wednesday April 5, Exam 2
  10-12

Temperature and its effects (Chapter 8)

Environmental readings: 11.3, 12.3, 13.3, 14.4, 15.3, 16.2

  17-19

Temperature and its effects (Chapter 8)

Environmental readings: 11.3, 12.3, 13.3, 14.4, 15.3, 16.2

  24-26

Temperature and its effects (Chapter 8)

Environmental readings: 11.3, 12.3, 13.3, 14.4, 15.3, 16.2

May 1-3

Synthesis, graduate presentations.

Environmental readings: 11.9, 11.10, 12.8, 13.8, 15.9

  8-10 Finals Week - Final Exam Wednesday May 8, 4:15-6:45