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Ecological Core Concepts -- Human impacts

Discipline Specific Core Concepts Classifications
Agriculture and resource harvesting (26)
Alteration of biogeochemical cycles (15)
Biodiversity loss (55)
Climate change (60)
Habitat destruction (30)
Human population growth and consumption (13)
Species introductions (11)

View Resource A scleractinian coral of the genus Acropora, a taxa that is dominant in shallow coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific region and highly suspectible to bleac

The scleractinian coral genus Acropora is a competitively dominant species in shallow coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific. It is highly susceptible to bleaching, which is thought to be primarily caused...

View Resource A Tributary Enters the Stream

A tributary to the Turure River enters the main stream. The tributary (in the center of the photo) runs below the road cut. The main part of the stream (along the bottom of the photo) comes from an...

View Resource A variegated meadowhawk dragonfly (Sympetrum corruptum) perches in a California rice field.

A variegated meadowhawk dragonfly (Sympetrum corruptum) perches in a California rice field. Rice fields are widespread agricultural ecosystems that provide habitat for many wetland species, such as...

View Resource Abandoned mine drainage stream in productive woods

abandoned mine drainage, Pennsylvania, anthracite mining

View Resource Aerial view of the upper Willamette River, Oregon.

Aerial view of the upper Willamette River, Oregon. Although some off-channel features and riparian forest remain, particularly in upper reaches as illustrated here, overall the Willamette River has...

View Resource An adult snow petrel (Pagodroma nivea) roosts on its nest among boulders in Antarctica.

The population dynamics of the snow petrel (Pagodroma nivea) were studied over 40 years in order for scientists to better understand the sensitivity of the petrelís population growth rate to...

View Resource An Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) captures a Least Auklet (Aethia pusilla) in the Aleutian Islands.

During the 100-150 years since they were introduced to the Aleutian Islands, the Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) have extirpated native seabirds from most of the...

View Resource An intertidal community off South Diablo Point in central California.

The intertidal community off South Diablo Point in central California was impacted by a thermal discharge from a power-generation station into Diablo Cove. Diablo Rock is visible in the background of...

View Resource An oblique aerial view of the Mullica River showing an invasive reed (Phragmites australis) and two species of native grasses (Spartina spp.).

In this oblique aerial view of Hog Island in the Mullica River, a common reed (Phragmites australis; in green) is visible. P. australis was first observed spreading rapidly on upper Hog Island in...

View Resource Changes in Lake Ice: Ecosystem Response to Global Change

This TIEE Data Set presents long term data on changes in dates of ice cover in three Wisconsin lakes. Global temperatures have increased by about 1 degree Fahrenheit during the last century, most...

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