NRE 311/511
 

Assignments:

Course info

 
 

Week

Lab Manual

Textbook Readings

Topics Covered
Jan 8
No reading
Caduto: ch. 1 and pp. 31-36; Cole: ch. 12,13,14 (pp290-293); Wetzel: ch. 2,4, 9, 11
Water, DO, Basic Chemistry, Hydrologic Cycle
Jan 15
Part 1: Basic chemistry
Caduto: ch. 2 pp. 21-31; Cole: ch. 15; Wetzel: ch.12, 13
Nitrogen/Phosphorous Cycles
Jan 22
Part 2: Algae, Part 5: Zooplankton

Caduto: Rest of Ch. 2, (Optional: 62-65, 84-86, 118-125)

Cole: Ch. 3 (pp. 30-46), Ch. 4 (pp. 58-62 and 82-83), Ch. 9;

Wetzel: Ch. 5, 15, 19

Light, Algae, Zooplankton
Jan 29
Parts 6-11

Caduto: (Optional: 81-84, 86-88, 99-105, 125-127, 157-167)

Cole: Ch. 3 (pp. 46-54), rest of Ch. 4, Ch. 5;

Wetzel: Ch. 21, 22

Carbon, Macroinvertebrates
Feb 5
Part 4: Vascular plants
Wetzel: Ch 18
Macrophytes
Feb 12
No reading
Caduto: Ch. 5 , Cole: Ch. 8
River Ecosystems
Feb 19
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Caduto: Ch. 5, Cole: Ch. 8
River Ecosystems
Feb 26
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Spring Break
 
March 5
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Caduto: Ch. 5, Cole: Ch. 8
River Ecosytems
March 12
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Caduto: Ch. 3, 4; Cole: Ch. 2, 6 , 10
Lake Ecosystems
March 19
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Caduto: Ch. 3, 4
Lake Ecosystems
March 26
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April 2
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Caduto: Ch. 6
Wetland Ecosystems