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Welcome to the course "Biological Diversity (Theories, Measures and Data sampling techniques)"

This module represents the course content and its author as well as contains the additional materials to the course

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2 个视频 (总计 4 分钟), 5 个阅读材料
2 个视频
About the university2分钟
5 个阅读材料
From the course author10分钟
About the course team10分钟
About the International Master's Degree in Biodiversity10分钟
Cited literature and further readings10分钟
Entering questionnaire10分钟
完成时间为 1 小时

Biodiversity and evolution

In this module we will explore the evolution of biodiversity. In particular we will understand what is the web of life and how species interact to coexist.Moreover, we will understand the main processes that allow the evolution of biodiversity and how it is structured and structures itself. Finally, we will review the distribution patterns of biodiversity in macroscale.

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5 个视频 (总计 38 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
5 个视频
1.2. Species interactions and biodiversity6分钟
1.3. The evolution of biodiversity10分钟
1.4. The structure of biodiversity5分钟
1.5. The distribution of biodiversity in macroscale8分钟
1 个阅读材料
Suggested readings – Module 110分钟
1 个练习
Quiz – Module 110分钟
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Importance of biodiversity and anthropogenic impacts

After having analysed the distribution of biodiversity in macroscale in the previous module we will see it in microscale. Then I will explain you the importance of biodiversity: first we will see what are the effect of anthropogenic impacts, and second we will see why biodiversity is important for us. We will try to answer the important question about what are the causes of biodiversity decline and we will analyse the effect of climate change on species diversity, ecosystems and the whole planet. With a global perspective we will explore the implication for biodiversity of the Gaia theory.

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5 个视频 (总计 50 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
5 个视频
2.2. Why biodiversity is important for us7分钟
2.3. What are the causes of biodiversity decline?10分钟
2.4. Climate change and biodiversity12分钟
2.5. Gaia and biodiversity8分钟
1 个阅读材料
Suggested readings – Module 210分钟
1 个练习
Quiz – Module 210分钟
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完成时间为 1 小时

Analyse and measure biodiversity

In this module we will move from a theoretical discussion to a more practical point of view and we will see hot to analyse and measure biodiversity. I will show you some sampling techniques and how to avoid the most common sampling errors. We will talk about the relevant problem of pseudoreplication. Then I will show you some metrics to estimate α and β –diversity and how to use them in particular cases and specific situations.

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5 个视频 (总计 56 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
5 个视频
3.2. Analyse and measure biodiversity – II part9分钟
3.3. Sampling Techniques10分钟
3.4. α-diversity16分钟
3.5. β-diversity13分钟
1 个阅读材料
Suggested readings – Module 310分钟
1 个练习
Quiz – Module 310分钟
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Species-abundance distributions and comparisons

In this module we will talk about the most common species-abundance distribution models and I will show you how to compare different communities and samples in order to achieve a quantitative and statistical measure of the changes in biological diversity due to treatments. I will explain some Evenness measures and how to represent them in form of curves of biodiversity. This will help to discriminate communities’ diversity and to better analyse the anthropogenic impacts on biodiversity.

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5 个视频 (总计 42 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
5 个视频
4.2. Species abundance models12分钟
4.3. Curves of biodiversity5分钟
4.4. How to compare communities’ diversity6分钟
4.5. How to analyse the anthropogenic impacts on biodiversity9分钟
1 个阅读材料
Suggested readings – Module 410分钟
1 个练习
Quiz – Module 410分钟
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创建者 GCOct 26th 2016

This is a great course, very thorough and comprehensive introduction to Biological Diversity.

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Roberto Cazzolla Gatti

Ph.D., Associate Professor in Ecology and Biodiversity
Biological Diversity and Ecology Laboratory, Bio-Clim-Land Centre of Excellence, Biological Institute

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