Life on Earth  [4 days]

Great reference on Biosphere "How life alters Climate"

World Population

Short term carbon cycle (photosynthesis, animal respiration, phytoplankton, ocean exchange, soil exchange, the organic carbon sub-cycle (Box 4-2), deforestation, fossil fuel combustion [396-398], CO2 fertilization (398),)  

Climate Data (Ice cores (pages 235-237), ocean sediments, tree rings, coral, pollen,  [section 3-3 and 3-4])

El Nino [pages 366-368]


Chapter 2 [Key terms: upwelling, biosphere, photosynthesis, transpiration, ozidation, biomass, biomes, savanna, hardwood forest, conifer forest, tundra, desert, vegetation-albedo feedback, phytoplankton, ocean productivity and upwelling, vegetation-precipitation feedback.  Review Questions: 13, 14, 15 ]

Chapter 4 [Key terms:  thermostat, Gaia hypothesis, homeostasis]

Chapter 11[Key terms:  ice flow model, sintering, iron fertilization.  Review Questions: 1, 2, 3, 4 ]