NTU - Current Issues in Ecology - 2021

Course: Current Issues in Ecology

Code: ES3305-ES7022

Main instructor: David Wardle

Academic Year: 2020-2021 - Second semester

Institution: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

School: Asian School of the Environment


Reading list

Introduction to marine Microbial Ecology

  • Worden, A. Z., Follows, M. J., Giovannoni, S. J., Wilken, S., Zimmerman, A. E., & Keeling, P. J. (2015). Rethinking the marine carbon cycle: Factoring in the multifarious lifestyles of microbes. Science, 347(6223), 1257594. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1257594
  • Karl, D. M., & Church, M. J. (2014). Microbial oceanography and the Hawaii Ocean Time-series programme. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 12(10), 699–713. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro3333  

    Plankton time series

  • Giner, C. R., Balagué, V., Krabberød, A. K., Ferrera, I., Reñé, A., Garcés, E., Gasol, J. M., Logares, R., & Massana, R. (2019). Quantifying long-term recurrence in planktonic microbial eukaryotes. Molecular Ecology, 28(5), 923–935. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14929

  • Hunter-Cevera, K. R., Neubert, M. G., Olson, R. J., Solow, A. R., Shalapyonok, A., & Sosik, H. M. (2016). Physiological and ecological drivers of early spring blooms of a coastal phytoplankter. Science, 354(6310), 326–329. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaf8536

  • Hunter-Cevera, K. R., Neubert, M. G., Solow, A. R., Olson, R. J., Shalapyonok, A., & Sosik, H. M. (2014). Diel size distributions reveal seasonal growth dynamics of a coastal phytoplankter. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(27), 9852–9857. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1321421111