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This book presents a concise but detailed exposition of the most common mathematical models in population and community ecology. It is intended to demystify ecological models and the mathematics behind them by deriving the models from first principles.
Nicholas J. Gotelli is Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Vermont.
Table of Contents
|Exponential Population Growth||p. 1|
|Logistic Population Growth||p. 25|
|Age-Structured Population Growth||p. 49|
|Metapopulation Dynamics||p. 81|
|Island Biogeography||p. 155|
|Measuring Species Diversity||p. 203|
|Solutions to Problems||p. 237|
|Literature Cited||p. 273|
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