2 Apr The class decides on a topic for the last set of talks: Human sexual selection.
9 Apr Elyssa group (Elyssa and Elizabeth), Olivia group (Olivia and Jennifer), Gabriel group (Gabriel and Jason)
16 Apr Israel group (Abi and Jared), Shawn group (Shawn and Alexandria), Alyssa group (Alyssa and Christopher)
23 Apr Discussion of important unanswered questions. Course evaluation.
#1: Deutsch et al. 2008. Impacts of climate warming on terrestrial ectotherms across latitude.
#2: Zanette et al. 2011. Perceived predation risk reduces the number of offspring songbirds produce per year. (Also watch this excellent video showing their field methods).
#3: Nordling et al. 1998. Reproductive effort reduces specific immune response and parasite resistance.
#4: Rickard et al. 2010. Food availability at birth limited reproductive success in historical humans.
#5: Norby et al. 2010. CO2 enhancement of forest productivity constrained by limited nitrogen availability.
#6: Dorrepaal et al. 2009. Carbon respiration from subsurface peat accelerated by climate warming in the subarctic. (The first few pages of the Supplementary Information will be very useful).