A Primer of Ecology (4th ed. 2008)

A Primer of Ecology (4th ed. 2008)

By: Nicholas J. Gotelli (author)Hardback

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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.

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NICHOLAS J. GOTELLI is Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Vermont, USA


Exponential Population Growth.- Logistic Population Growth.- Age-Structured Population Growth.- Metapopulation Dynamics.- Competition.- Predation.- Island Biogeography.- Succession.- Species.- Richness.- Appendix: Working with Differential Equations.- Solutions to Problems.- Glossary.- Literature Cited.- Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780878933181
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 291
  • ID: 9780878933181
  • ISBN10: 0878933182
  • edition: 4th ed. 2008

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