OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

A Primer of Ecology (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780878933181

Price(incl.tax): 
¥9,240
Author: 
Nicholas J. Gotelli
Pages
291 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
251 x 228 mm
Pub date
May 2008
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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.

Index: 

1 Exponential Population Growth
2 Logistic Population Growth
3 Age-Structured Population Growth
4 Metapopulation Dynamics
5 Competition
6 Predation
7 Island Biogeography
8 Succession
9 Measuring Species Diversity

About the author: 

Nicholas J. Gotelli is Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Vermont. He graduated with a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned his Ph.D. at Florida State University. Dr. Gotelli currently serves on the Board of Editors of Ecology. His research interests include: experimental invertebrate community ecology; metapopulation dynamics; parasite ecology and the evolution of host behavior; and biogeography and island biology.

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