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Title Earth at the crossroads [videorecording] : understanding the ecology of a changing planet.

Imprint Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    304.2 EAR  pt.1    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    304.2 EAR  pt.2    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    304.2 EAR  pt.3    Available
Description 6 videodiscs (180 min. each) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 123 p. ; 19 cm.)
Series Great courses. Science & mathematics
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics.
Note Course no. 1720.
In 3 containers.
Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography.
Contents Part 1. Disc 1. lecture 1: An ecological diagnosis of the living earth -- lecture 2. Humanity and the tragedy of the commons -- lecture 3. Ecology- natural history to holistic science -- lecture 4. Ecology as a system- presses and pulses -- lecture 5. Climate and habitat- twin ecological crises -- lecture 6. Human society as ecological driver -- Disc. 2. lecture 7. Movement of energy through living systems -- lecture 8. Humans as energy consumers -- lecture 9. Nutrient cycling in ecosystems -- lecture 10. The challenges of waste and disposal -- lecture 11. The water cycle and climate -- lecture 12. Human water use and climate change.
Part 2. Disc. 3. lecture 13. Rain and heat- forces that shape climate -- lecture 14. The ecology of global climate change -- lecture 15. How living organisms acquire food -- lecture 16. The ecological consequences of agriculture -- lecture 17. Food, energy flows, biomagnification -- lecture 18. The human ecology of biomagnification -- Disc. 4. lecture 19. The ecological community as a living mosaic -- lecture 20. Wildlife adaptation to human landscapes -- lecture 21. Biodiversity, disturbance, invasive species -- lecture 22. Biodiversity decline and restoration ecology -- lecture 23. Microevolution and biological variation -- lecture 24. Human impacts on ecological space and time.
Part 3. Disc 5. lecture 25. Population growth and its natural limits -- lecture 26. The human shift to an urban lifestyle -- lecture 27. The ecology of dispersal and migration -- lecture 28. Human impacts on animal migration -- lecture 29. Ecology and economy of sex and reproduction -- lecture 30. Cities and the human demographic transition -- Disc 6. lecture 31. Coevolution among species -- lecture 32. The coevolution of human diseases -- lecture 33. Strategies for reversing ecosystem decline -- lecture 34. Designing spaces for wildlife -- lecture 35. Toward sustainable urban ecosystems -- lecture 36. Recovering ecosystems- hope for the future.
Performer Lecturer: Professor Eric G. Strauss, Boston College.
System Details DVD.
Subject Human ecology.
Ecology.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Genre/Form Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Added Author Strauss, Eric.
Teaching Company.
ISBN 1598035878
9781598035872
Music No. 1720 Teaching Company
PD1720-01 Teaching Company
PD1720-02 Teaching Company
PD1720-03 Teaching Company

 
    
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