2 edition of Ecology of populations found in the catalog.
Ecology of populations
Arthur S. Boughey
|Statement||[by] Arthur S. Boughey.|
|Series||Current concepts in biology|
|LC Classifications||QH541 .B67|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 135 p.|
|Number of Pages||135|
|LC Control Number||68011855|
Written by a world renowned biologist, this volume offers a comprehensive synthesis of current research in this rapidly expanding area of population biology. It covers both the essential theory and a wide range of empirical studies, including the author's groundbreaking work on the Glanville fritillary butterfly. It also includes practical applications to conservation biology.4/5(2). Evolution and Flu Vaccines. Every fall, the media starts reporting on flu vaccinations and potential outbreaks. Scientists, health experts, and institutions determine recommendations for different parts of the population, predict optimal production and inoculation schedules, create vaccines, and set up clinics to provide inoculations.
Population biology has been investigated quantitatively for many decades, resulting in a rich body of scientific literature. Ecologists often avoid this literature, put off by its apparently formidable mathematics. This textbook provides an introduction to the biology and ecology of populations by. The book shows how bifurcations between the solutions of models can help understand regime shifts in natural populations and ecosystems once thresholds in rates of births, deaths, consumption, competition, nutrient inputs, and decay are crossed.
Population ecology is an ever-increasing field in plant ecology. The large number of papers published in the field since the last review in this series (Starfinger and Stocklin ) makes it. They address a host of exciting topics along the way, including age-structured populations, spatially distributed populations, and metapopulations. This second edition of Population Ecology is fully updated and expanded, with additional exercises in virtually every chapter, making it the most up-to-date and comprehensive textbook of its by:
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Consequently, this independent development of theory has impeded the cross-fertilization of population and ecosystem ecology. Using recent developments from dynamical systems theory, this advanced undergraduate/graduate level textbook shows how to bridge the two disciplines seamlessly.
The book shows how bifurcations between the solutions of. A synthesis of contemporary analytical and modeling approaches in population ecology The book provides an overview of the key analytical approaches that are currently used in demographic, genetic, and spatial analyses in population ecology.
The chapters present current problems, introduce advances in analytical methods and models, and demonstrate the. : Ecology of Populations (Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation) (): Ranta, Esa, Lundberg, Per, Kaitala, Veijo: Books.
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The book also shows how spatial population dynamics models can be used to understand life history evolution and aspects of evolutionary game theory. Although primarily based on analytical and numerical analyses of spatial population processes, data from several study systems are also dealt with.
Contents. Introduction; 2. Population renewal; 3. Mathematical Ecology of Populations and Ecosystems PDF By:John Pastor Published on by John Wiley & Sons. Population ecologists study how births and deaths affect the dynamics of populations and communities, while ecosystem ecologists study how species control the flux of energy and materials through food webs and ecosystems.
An Introduction to Ecology. Ecology is the study of the interactions of living organisms with their environment. Within the discipline of ecology, researchers work at four specific levels, sometimes discretely and sometimes with overlap.
These levels are organism, population. Population Ecology in Practice is an excellent book for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in population ecology or ecological statistics, as well as established researchers needing a desktop reference for contemporary methods used to develop robust population assessments.
Wildlife ecology has become increasingly quantitative over time, and often employs capture-recapture methods to estimate population size, survival, and other life-history characteristics.
Worldwide, Population Ecology is the leading textbook on this titled subject. Written primarily for students, it describes the present state of population ecology in terms that can be readily understood by undergraduates with little or no background in the subject.
Monographs in Population Biology is a continuing series of books intended to examine important aspects of the ecology and evolution of plants and animals.
Embracing both theoretical and empirical studies in a variety of subject areas, the series aims at well-written books that emphasize synthesis, fresh insights, and creative speculation.
This Book was ranked at 19 by Google Books for keyword Ecology. Book ID of Population Ecology's Books is DXCBTyB2GKIC, Book which was written by John H. Vandermeer,Deborah Esther Goldberg have ETAG "mFG3AT2DDB0" Book which was published by Princeton University Press since have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is and ISBN 10.
The development of population ecology owes much to demography and actuarial life tion ecology is important in conservation biology, especially in the development of population viability analysis (PVA) which makes it possible to predict the long-term probability of a species persisting in a given habitat patch.
Although population ecology is a subfield of. Population ecology, study of the processes that affect the distribution and abundance of animal and plant populations.
common wildebeest A herd of common wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) migrating across a dusty savanna in Africa. Introduction to Population Ecology, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of population ecology.
It uses a wide variety of field and laboratory examples, botanical to zoological, from the tropics to the tundra, to illustrate the fundamental laws of population by: Population ecology is the branch of biology that studies the structures of populations and how they change.
The unique thing about population ecologists is that they study the relationships within ecosystems by studying the properties of populations rather than individuals: Population size is the total number of individuals in the population. Quantitative Ecology introduces and discusses the principles of ecology from populations to ecosystems including human populations, disease, exotic organisms, habitat fragmentation, biodiversity and global dynamics.
The book also reformulates and unifies ecological equations making them more accessible to the reader and easier to teach. "I would recommend this book to students or ecologists who work in either population or ecosystems ecology. The mathematics is dense at times, but Pastor does an excellent job of guiding us through the equations and helping us understand what they mean in an ecological context." (Ecology, June ) From the PublisherPages: Population ecology is the mathematical backbone of ecology.
Here, two leading experts provide the underlying quantitative concepts that all modern-day ecologists need. John Vandermeer and Deborah Goldberg show that populations are more than simply collections of individuals/5(3).
Get this from a library. Ecology of populations. [Esa Ranta; Per Lundberg; Veijo Kaitala] -- "The theme of the book is the distribution and abundance of organisms in space and time.
The core of the book lies in how local births and deaths are tied. The book shows how bifurcations between the solutions of models can help understand regime shifts in natural populations and ecosystems once thresholds in rates of births, deaths, consumption, competition, nutrient inputs, and decay are crossed.
Mathematical Ecology is essential reading for students of ecology who have had a first course in.Population ecology studies the number of individuals in an area, as well as how and why their population size changes over time.
The Karner blue butterfly, an endangered species, makes a good model for both organismal and population ecology since it is dependent, as a population, on a specific plant that grows within specific areas, which, thus.Download Mathematical Ecology Of Populations And Ecosystems ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.
Click Download or Read Online button to Mathematical Ecology Of Populations And Ecosystems book pdf for free now. Mathematical Ecology Of Populations And Ecosystems. Author: John Pastor ISBN: Genre: Science.