By: JR Carey
206 pages, 15 line illus
Introduces biologists to population studies; a useful reference for ecologists, population biologists & entomologists.
"Provides an analytical and conceptual foundation for demographic aspects of biological and ecological research. Carey cites his own findings as an entomologist to provide continuity and real life examples, but the principles are applicable to any branch of science." --SciTech Book News
"Applicable to any population of organisms. . . . very readable." --Choice
"The author states that he wrote this book because biologists needed a stand-alone book on demography that went beyond the standard life table.' This short book (6 chapters) does exactly that....The most notable feature of this book, and the characteristic which makes it a must for any class in demography or population ecology, is the wealth of detailed, carefully presented examples....The effort put into integrating demography with evolution and behavior has resulted in an excellent presentation....This book is appropriate for advanced undergraduates and has sufficient depth for most graduate courses. It should be in e
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