Graph showing number of species on the x and ecosystem function on the y with a positive concave down relationship

This course introduces the core dimensions of biodiversity, the general patterns observed, and the processes that drive them. It combines reading and discussing primary scientific literature with R tutorials and group projects. It is taught each Fall at the University of Florida by Dr. Morgan Ernest. Course materials are openly licensed and developed. Anyone is welcome to use the material in their own courses and contributions are always welcome.