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4.6
11 ratings
5 reviews
This course surveys the diversity, structure and functioning of California’s ecosystems through time and the ways they have influenced and responded to human activities and stewardship. Topics include ecosystem drivers such as climate, soils, and land use history; human and ecological prehistory of the state; comparative marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystem dynamics; and managed ecosystems such as range, fisheries and agriculture in California. The course also emphasizes important skills to understand as a scientist or consumer of scientific information, including data collection, natural history, and writing....
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Globe

100% 在線課程

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完成時間大約為17 小時
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完成時間為 3 小時

Drivers of Statewide Patterns

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Reading
9 個視頻(共 149 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video9 個視頻
Biodiversity16分鐘
Geomorphology and Soils24分鐘
Climate Transect12分鐘
California's Climate23分鐘
Population and Land Use22分鐘
Forestry22分鐘
Agriculture12分鐘
Urban11分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Syllabus10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Statewide Patterns20分鐘

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章節
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完成時間為 2 小時

Marine Systems

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Reading
9 個視頻(共 98 分鐘), 1 個測驗
Video9 個視頻
Younger Lagoon Dunes12分鐘
Beaches8分鐘
Animal Tracking9分鐘
Estuaries12分鐘
Oceanography16分鐘
Intertidal11分鐘
Kelp Forests6分鐘
Offshore14分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Marine Systems14分鐘

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章節
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完成時間為 2 小時

Mountains, Lakes, & Deserts

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Reading
9 個視頻(共 93 分鐘), 1 個測驗
Video9 個視頻
Fire21分鐘
Subalpine13分鐘
Strip Bark1分鐘
Alpine8分鐘
Lundy Lake6分鐘
Lake Tahoe6分鐘
Mono Lake9分鐘
Deserts14分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Mountains, Lakes, & Deserts20分鐘

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完成時間為 2 小時

Lowland Systems

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Reading
8 個視頻(共 111 分鐘), 1 個測驗
Video8 個視頻
Rivers11分鐘
Grasslands11分鐘
Jasper Ridge Chaparral5分鐘
Fort Ord Chaparral30分鐘
Coastal Sage6分鐘
Oak Woodlands14分鐘
Range19分鐘
Northcoast Forests11分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Lowland Systems20分鐘
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創建者 JSApr 2nd 2018

This shows California outdoors from top to bottom. Really good info on all the plants, animals and outdoor environments. Especially enjoyed week 3 on lakes and deserts

創建者 JQOct 18th 2017

INTERESTING AND ENJOYABLE COURSE. TIMELY, TOO, AS I PLAN ON DOING THE PACIFIC COAST TRAIL THIS SPRING. THANKS SO MUCH!

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Erika Zavaleta

Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

關於 University of California, Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz is an outstanding public research university with a deep commitment to undergraduate education. It’s a place that connects people and programs in unexpected ways while providing unparalleled opportunities for students to learn through hands-on experience....

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