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Metapopulation biology : ecology, genetics, and evolution

Author: Ilkka Hanski; Michael E Gilpin
Publisher: San Diego, CA [etc.] : Academic Press, 2008.
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This volume presents a review of metapopulation biology. It describes key theories of study and applies the best field studies to the conservation of species in fragmented landscapes. The work  Read more...


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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ilkka Hanski; Michael E Gilpin
ISBN: 012323445X 9780123234452
OCLC Number: 212425446
Description: 1 online resource (Text. :) ill.
Contents: Conceptual foundations: Empirical evidence for metapopulation dynamics, S. Harrison, A.D. Taylor; Metapopulation dynamics and landscape ecology, J.A. Wiens; Theory of metapopulation dynamics: Metapopulation dynamics - form concepts and observations to predictive models, I. Hanski; Structures metapopulation models, M. Gyllenberg et al; Two-species metapopulation models, S.Nee et al; From metapopulation dynamics to community structure - some consequences of spatial heterogeneity, R.D. Holt; Genetic effective size of a metapopulation, P.W. Hedrick, M.E. Gilpin; The evolution of metapopulation, N.H. Barton, M.C. Whitlock. Metapopulation processes: Extinction models for local populations, P. Foley; Studying transfer processes in metapopulation - immigration, migration, and colonization, R.A. Ims, N.G. Yoccoz; Migration within metapopulations - the impact upon local population dynamics, P.B. Stacey, M.L. Taper; Evolution of migration rate and other traits - the metapopulation effects, I. Olivieri, P.H. Gouyon; Spatial processes in host-parasite genetics, S.A. Frank. Case studies: Butterfly metapopulations, C.D. Thomas, I. Hanski; Tritrophic metapopulation dynamics - a case study of Ragworth, the Cinabar moth, and the parasitoid Cotesia popularis, E. van der Meijden, A.M. van der Veen-van Wijk; Correlated dynamics in a Pika population, A.T. Smith, M.E. Gilpin; A case study of genetic structure in a plant metapopulation, B.E. Giles; J. Goudet.
Responsibility: edited by Ilkka Hanski, Michael E. Gilpin.


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