Week 1

Overheads for Week 1

Ecological Rules for Biogeography

Gloger's Rule in Longtailed Weasels

Chipmunks of North America


Week 2

Overheads for Week 2

Biomes of the World (UC Berkeley site)

Major Biomes of the World (Radford University site)

Biodiversity and Worldmap


Week 3

Overheads for Week 3

Regional Paleogeographic Views of Earth's History

Paleomap Project

Plate Tectonics Animation (UC Berkeley)

Plate Tectonic Reconstruction

Ice Homepage

Two articles on paleoclimatic shifts:

Dynesius and Jansson, 2000: Evolutionary consequences of changes in species' geographical distributions driven by Milankovitch climate oscillations. PNAS 97:9115-9120

Cooling a Continent. News & View, Nature 421:221


Week 4

Overheads for Week 4



Speciation in Salamanders

Sympatric Speciation. News & View, Nature 421: 225


Week 5

Overheads for Week 5

Biodiversity and World Map


Centers of Plant Diversity (North America)


Week 6

Overheads for Week 6


Week 7

Overheads for Week 7


Week 8

Overheads for Week 8

Overheads, part II

Week 9

Overheads for Weeks 9 and 10


Week 10

Review Notes