Lecture 21: Photosynthesis, Respiration, Productivity, Habitats & Plankton 
Lecture 21: Photosynthesis, Respiration, Productivity, Habitats & Plankton by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

November 18, 2009

Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis Reaction
Respiration
Respiration Reaction
PRIMARY PRODUCTION
How can we measure productivity?
Colorimetry compared with “weighing”
Productivity from SeaWiFS
Genetic classification: Three Domains of Life
What does it eat?
Ocean Habitats
Habitat
Light zones
Photic Zone
Plankton
Majority of Plankton are Small
Sampling Plankton
Phytoplankton
Diatoms
Dinoflagellates
Red Tides

Lecture Notes: Lecture 21: Marine life and Light and plankton

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

Prerequisites
•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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