Quantitative Wildlife Ecology

(WIS 4601C)

Spring 2009

 

Tuesday, Periods 2-3 (8:30-10:25 a.m.); Room 219, Newins-Ziegler Hall (NZH);

Thursday, Periods 2-3 (8:30-10:25 a.m.); Room 2103, McCarty Hall B (MCCB)

 

Professor Bill Giuliano

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Kyle Pias

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 2-4 p.m. and by appointment

Building 810, Annex A (FL Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit)

352-494-7485, kpias@ufl.edu

 

 

Syllabus Problem Sets Project Information Readings Grades

 

Class Schedule

Date

Topic

PDF

PPT

1/5

Introduction to Quantitative Wildlife Ecology; Technical Writing & Data Presentation

1/7

Introduction to the Lab and Software; Technical Writing & Data Presentation

1/12

Research & Experimental Design

1/14

Technical Writing & Data Presentation; Research & Experimental Design

Problem Set 1 Due

1/19

Research & Experimental Design

1/21

Sampling & Sample Size

Problem Set 2 Due

1/26

Analysis of Data

1/28

Analysis of Data

Problem Set 3 Due

Turnitin Enrollment Due

2/2

Analysis of Data

Review 1 Due

2/4

Analysis of Data

Problem Set 4 Due

2/9

Estimating Animal Numbers

Review 2 Due

2/11

Estimating Animal Numbers

Problem Set 5 Due

2/16

Estimating Animal Numbers

Review 3 Due

2/18

Estimating Animal Numbers

Problem Set 6 Due

2/23

Radio-telemetry; Survival; Movements

2/25

Radio-telemetry; Survival; Movements

Problem Set 7 Due

3/2

MIDTERM EXAM

 

 

3/4

Radio-telemetry

Problem Set 8 Due

3/9

No Class Spring Break

 

 

3/11

No Class Spring Break

 

 

3/16

Reproduction; Disease, Nutrition, and Condition

Review 4 Due

3/18

Reproduction; Disease, Nutrition, and Condition

Problem Set 9 Due

3/23

Availability & Use of Habitats & Foods

Review 5 Due

3/25

Availability & Use of Habitats & Foods

Problem Set 10 Due

3/30

Spatial Technologies & Landscapes

Review 6 Due

4/1

Availability & Use of Habitats & Foods

Problem Set 11 Due

4/6

Habitat Evaluation

Review 7 Due

4/8

Habitat Evaluation & Analyses

Problem Set 12 Due

4/13

Misc.

Review 8 Due

4/15

Project Review

Problem Set 13 Due

4/20

Course Wrap-up

Paper & Project Due

4/23

No Class Reading Day

 

 

4/28

FINAL EXAM (28B; 10:00-12:00, NZH 219)