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BIOLOGY 101 Online Readings - FALL 2013
Week Online Reading Website Address
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Taxonomy http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/alllife/threedomains.html
Climate http://climate.nasa.gov/causes/
Lichens http://herbarium.usu.edu/fungi/funfacts/lichens.htm
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Plankton http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep6d.htm
Nudibranchs http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/06/nudibranchs/holland-text
3
Zooxanthellae
Due to USA Government shutdown, this topic was covered in lecture Tuesday Oct. 15.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/corals/coral02_zooxanthellae.html
Estuaries http://marinebio.org/oceans/estuaries-salt-marshes-mangroves.asp
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Eutrophication http://www.lakescientist.com/learn-about-lakes/water-quality/eutrophication.html
Beavers http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/beaver.htm
5
Biomes http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/Biomes.html
Soil Biology http://soils.usda.gov/sqi/concepts/soil_biology/soil_food_web.html
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Temperate Rainforests

This website went down with the USA government shut-down but since has been available intermittently. Therefore, this topic will be covered in lecture November 5.
http://www.nps.gov/olym/naturescience/temperate-rain-forests.htm

E.O. Wilson http://www.ted.com/talks/e_o_wilson_on_saving_life_on_earth.html
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Grasslands http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile/
Seed Dispersal http://www.cnr.uidaho.edu/range556/Appl_BEHAVE/projects/seed_dispersal.html
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Desert http://ddl.nmsu.edu/overview.html
Pupfish http://www.fws.gov/nevada/protected_species/fish/species/dhp/dhp.html
9
Silent Spring http://wilderness.nps.gov/idea61.cfm
California Condors http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/blog/california-condors-in-pacific-northwest
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Finley NWR http://www.fws.gov/willamettevalley/finley/wildlife.html