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Spreadsheet exercises in ecology and evolution

Spreadsheet exercises in ecology and evolution

Author: Therese M Donovan; Charles W Welden
Publisher: Sunderland, MA. : Sinauer, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Each spreadsheet exercise in this volume provides a list of objectives, background material, and annotated-step-by-step instructions (Windows and Macintosh) for creating a model on a given topic in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Therese M Donovan; Charles W Welden
ISBN: 0878931562 9780878931569
OCLC Number: 876290765
Description: XI, 556 p. ; 28 cm
Contents: PART I: SPREADSHEETS AND STATISTICS - Mathematical Functions and Graphs - Spreadsheet Functions and Macros - Statistical Distributions - Hypothesis Testing: Alpha, Beta, and Power - PART II: ECOLOGY - Geometric and Exponential Population Models - Logistic Population Growth - Interspecific Competition - Predator-Prey Dynamics (Lotka-Volterra) - Island Biogeography - Life Tables and Survivorship Curves - Reproductive Value: Matrix Approach - Reproductive Value: Life Table Approach - Demographic Stochasticity - Key Factor Analysis - Age-Structured Matrix Models (Leslie) - Stage-Structured Matrix Models - Sensitivity and Elasticity Analysis - Metapopulation Dynamics - Source-Sink Dynamics - Niche Breadth and Resource Partitioning - Population Estimation - Survival Analysis - Habitat Selection - Optimal Foraging Models - Range Expansion - Succession - PART III: EVOLUTION - Hardy-Weinberg - Multi-Locus Hardy-Weinberg - Measures of Genetic Diversity - Natural Selection and Fitness - Adaptation - Gene Flow and Population Structure - Life History Evolution - Heritability - Quantitative Genetics - Sexual Selection - Evolutionarily Stable Strategies - Parental Care and Mating Systems - Inbreeding and Outbreeding - Genetic Drift - Effective Population Size
Responsibility: Therese M. Donovan and Charles W. Welden.


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