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ESPM 2 The Biosphere Lecture Notes 

Dennis Baldocchi

University of California, Berkeley

Fall, 2015


Lecture Notes
Introduction and Complex Systems
Studying the Biosphere
Origins of the Universe, Sun and Earth  
Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions
Weather and Climate  
Climates of the Past  
The Plant MicroEnvironment
The Lithosphere  
Water and the Biosphere
Energy and Metabolism
Carbon Cycle
Ecosystems of the World
Soils and the Biosphere
Structure and Function of Ecosystems
The Delta, a Case Study
People and the Biosphere
Climate Change
Engineering the Biosphere


Last Updated: 2015-12-03

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