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Advanced Ecological Theory: Principles and Applications

Edited By: Jacqueline McGlade

353 pages, Figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Apr 1999 | #90570 | ISBN: 0865427348
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About this book

Intended for postgraduate students and professional researchers in ecology, this book provides an overview of current advances in the field as well as closely related areas in evolution, ecological economics and natural resources management, familiarising the reader with the mathematical, computational and statistical approaches used in these areas.


Contents

Individual-based models in Ecology: J M McGlade Stochastic effects in population models: E Renshaw Spatial models of interacting populations: M Keeling Correlation equations and pair approximations for spatial ecologies: D A Rand Theoretical aspects of community assembly: R Law The dynamics of the flows of matter and energy: S L Pimm Population and evolutionary dynamics of consumer-resource systems: W M Getz Understanding the ecological and evolutionary reasons for life history variation: mammals as a case study: P H Harvey and A Purvis Species diversity: M L Rosenweig Ecological economics: E J Milner-Gulland Ecosystem analysis and the governance of natural resources: J M McGlade

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