9780878933181

A Primer of Ecology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780878933181

  • ISBN10:

    0878933182

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/12/2008
  • Publisher: Sinauer Associates Inc

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Summary

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.

Author Biography

Nicholas J. Gotelli is Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Vermont.

Table of Contents

Exponential Population Growthp. 1
Logistic Population Growthp. 25
Age-Structured Population Growthp. 49
Metapopulation Dynamicsp. 81
Competitionp. 99
Predationp. 125
Island Biogeographyp. 155
Successionp. 179
Measuring Species Diversityp. 203
Appendixp. 225
Solutions to Problemsp. 237
Glossaryp. 255
Literature Citedp. 273
Indexp. 283
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