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Animal migration : a synthesis

Auteur: E J Milner-Gulland; John M Fryxell; A R E Sinclair
Uitgever: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"Despite the wealth of natural historical research conducted on migration over decades, there is still a dearth of hypothesis-driven studies that fully integrate theory and empirical analyses to understand the causes and consequences of migration, and a taxonomic bias towards birds in much migration research. This book takes a comparative, integrated view of animal migration, linking evolution with ecology and  Meer lezen...
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Alle auteurs / medewerkers: E J Milner-Gulland; John M Fryxell; A R E Sinclair
ISBN: 9780199568994 0199568995 9780199569007 0199569002
OCLC-nummer: 656767531
Beschrijving: ix, 269 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Inhoud: Understanding the evolution of migration through empirical examples / Katherine A. Cresswell, William H. Satterthwaite, and Gregory A. Sword --
Theoretical reflections on the evolution of migration / Robert D. Holt and John M. Fryxell --
Mechanistic principles of locomotion performance in migrating animals / Anders Hedenström ... [et al.] --
Energy gain and use during animal migration / Nir Sapir ... [et al.] --
Cues and decision rules in animal migration / Silke Bauer ... [et al.] --
Uncertainty and predictability : the niches of migrants and nomads / Niclas Jonzén ... [et al.] --
Migration quantified : constructing models and linking them with data / Luca Börger ... [et al.] --
Migration impacts on communities and ecosystems : empirical evidence and theoretical insights / Ricardo M. Holdo ... [et al.] --
Pastoral migration : mobile systems of animal husbandry / Roy H. Behnke ... [et al.] --
Conservation and management of migratory species / Jennifer L. Shuter ... [et al.].
Verantwoordelijkheid: edited by E.J. Milner-Gulland, John M. Fryxell, and Anthony R.E. Sinclair.

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Migration is a fascinating phenomenon that can contribute to the fundamental structuring of ecosystems. This seminal volume synthesises insights from both mathematical modelling and empirical  Meer lezen...

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Overall, I found this book to be interesting, well written, and a valuable resource for anyone working with migratory species or just curious about animal migration. The text would be informative for Meer lezen...

 
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