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Ecology

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

Ecology (C180): The study of organisms in their environment, their interactions and history.

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Link British Trees

An introduction to British Trees crated by the Woodland Trust. Contains short entries for all British trees. Each entry contains detailed...

Plant identification, British trees, Tree guide view
Link Online Biology Book

An introductory online book of biology for first year undergraduates. The book, written by Dr Michael J Farabee, concists of 59 chapters are from...

Biological diversity, Biodiversity, Paleobiology, Physiology view
Link Small Mammal Trapping

Short video introducing and illustrating the collection capture of small mammals using Sherman traps. Aimed at students without previous field...

Ecological Survey techniques, Mammals view
Link Ecology I: The Earth System

An overview of the undergraduate ecology course taught by Professors Edward DeLong and Penny Chisholm from MIT. The rich material includes...

Food webs, The biogeochemical cycle, Population growth, Predation view
Link Population ecology course

A comprehensive online course in population ecology comprising 4 units including population biology, life histories and predator-prey interactions...

Predator-prey interactions, Metapopulations, Conservation, Ecosystems, Co-evolution view
Link Microbiology course

A comprehensive online introductory course in microbiology consiting of 10 units covering a range of topics including bacteria, metabolism, human...

Biodiversity, Bacteria, Human diseases, Virus, Fungi, Protozoa view
Link Light Trapping For Invertebrates

Short video introducing and illustrating the collection of insects and other invertebrates using a light trap. Aimed at students without previous...

Ecological Survey techniques, Insects, Entomology view
Link Pangaea

An open access library containing data-sets in Earth and environmental sciences including ecology. Hosted and maintained by the Alfred Wegener...

Open data-sets, Atmosphere, Water, Sediments, Oceanography view
Link BBC's natural history archive

BBC's collection of short video clips from some of their impressive natural history programmes. The clips show a variety of different animals and...

Natural history, Attenborough, timelapse photography, Dinosaurs, Garden wildlife, Insects view
Link Pitfall Trapping for Ground Dwelling Invertebrates

Short video introducing and illustrating the collection of insects and other invertebrates using pitfall traps. Aimed at students without previous...

Ecological Survey techniques, Arachnology, Spiders, Entomology, Insects view
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