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Biol 322: Terrestrial Ecosystems

ecology, biogeography, arctic, grasslands & deserts, tundra, biomes, deciduous forest, tropical rain forest, aerobic respiration, adaptation, food webs, sunlight, CO2 flux, temperature fluctuations, ecozones, nitrogen cycle, succession

Key Databases - (alphabetical)

Journal Title Abbreviations & Acronyms

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar Search

Supplemental Databases - A (alphabetical)

If you haven’t found enough information on your topic using the key databases (in the box to the left), then continue your searching in the following supplemental databases. 

Supplemental Databases - B

The following databases provide information on Canadian topics and/or a Canadian perspective on a topic or issue.  In particular, they can provide some news and current events about issues such the melting of the polar icecap.

Keywords - Searching for Articles (alphabetical)

The following list provides examples of keywords that can be used to search for articles on your topic.


biogeography

biomes

biota

"climate change"

"carbon cycle" or "carbon cycling" or "carbon flux*" or "CO2 flux"

"core sample*"  (OR  core sampl*)

 

ecozones

eccosystems  (or grasslands or  wetlands or prairies or desert or boreal forest or  arctic, etc.)

environment

 

"global warming"

"gas exchange"

 

humidity

 

measurement

"microbial ecology"

microclimate

 

nutrient*

"nutrient cycle"

"nitrogen cycle"

 

permafrost

"permafrost soils"

"permafrost thaw"

"phenology

"plant ecology"

"plant community"

plants or lichen or moss

precipitation

 

radiation (sunlight)

 

"soil analysis"

"soil biology"

"soil respiration"

succession

survey*

 

temperature

"terrestrial ecosystems"

tundra

vegetation

 

wildlife (or mammals or insect* or birds or fish*, entomology, aves, etc.)

 

 

 

Note:  Use the asterisk * to search a for keyword with various endings.  For example, searching: sampl* ,  will search for:  sample, samples, and sampling.

 

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