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Animal migration : a synthesis

Author: A R E Sinclair; John M Fryxell; E J Milner-Gulland
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A R E Sinclair; John M Fryxell; E J Milner-Gulland
ISBN: 9780199568994 0199568995 9780199569007 0199569002
OCLC Number: 787867907
Description: ix, 269 p. : ill., cartes ; 25 cm
Contents: 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.].
Responsibility: edited by E.J. Milner-Gulland, John M. Fryxell, and Anthony R.E. Sinclair.
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