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Viable Populations for Conservation

Edited By: Michael E Soule
189 pages, Figs, tabs
Viable Populations for Conservation
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  • Viable Populations for Conservation ISBN: 9780521336574 Paperback Aug 1987 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
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A key text, edited by one of the leading authorities in this field. Includes chapters on the demography of chance extinction, extinction models, spatial structure and population vulnerability, and catastrophe theory.


Preface; 1. Introduction Michael E. Soule; 2. The demography of chance extinction Daniel Goodman; 3. Extinction models and mammalian persistence Gary E. Belovsky; 4. Minimum viable population size in the presence of catastrophes Warren J. Ewens, P. J. Brockwell, J. M. Gani and S. I. Resnick; 5. Minimum viable populations: coping with uncertainty Mark Shaffer; 6. Effective population size, genetic variation, and their use in population management Russell Lande and George F. Barrowclough; 7. Spatial structure and population vulnerability Michael E. Gilpin; 8. Managing critically endangered species: the Sumatran rhino as a case study Lynn A. Maguire, Ulysses S. Seal and Peter F. Brussard; 9. The role of interagency cooperation in managing for viable populations Hal Salwasser, Christine Schonewald-Cox and Richard Baker; 10. Where do we go from here? Michael E. Soule; Index.

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Edited By: Michael E Soule
189 pages, Figs, tabs
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I believe Michael Soule has provided a book which will be a useful tool and reference for those involved in decision making for the field of conservation biology. The Canadian Field Naturalist

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