A Primer of Ecology

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Sinauer Associates, 1995 - Ecology - 206 pages
With the aim of teaching students the essential models in population and community ecology, this book explains in detail the basic concepts of exponential and logistic population growth, age-structured demography, metapopulation dynamics, competition, predation and island biogeography.

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This is a very good introduction to the mathematical models used in population dynamics. The author begins with a simple exponential model of population growth, gradually extends the model to account ... Read full review

Contents

Logistic Population Growth
27
AgeStructured Population Growth
56
Metapopulation Dynamics
91
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