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The theory of island biogeography revisited

Author: Jonathan B Losos; Robert E Ricklefs; Robert H MacArthur
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a broad picture of the fundamental ways in which the science of island biogeography has been shaped by the author's work.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan B Losos; Robert E Ricklefs; Robert H MacArthur
OCLC Number: 839809459
Notes: Includes index.
Derived from a meeting held at Harvard in October 2007 to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the publication of The theory of island biogeography, by Robert H. MacArthur and Edward O. Wilson.
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Description: xvi, 476 str. : ilustr
Contents: Foreword by Robert M. May vii Preface by Jonathan B. Losos and Robert E. Ricklefs xi List of Contributors xv Island Biogeography in the 1960s Theory and Experiment by Edward O. Wilson 1 Island Biogeography Theory Reticulations and Reintegration of "a Biogeography of the Species" by Mark V. Lomolino, James H. Brown, and Dov. F. Sax 13 The MacArthur- Wilson Equilibrium Model A Chronicle of What It Said and How It Was Tested by Thomas W. Schoener 52 A General Dynamic Theory of Oceanic Island Biogeography Extending the MacArthur- Wilson Theory to Accommodate the Rise and Fall of Volcanic Islands by Robert J. Whittaker, Kostas A. Triantis, and Richard J. Ladle 88 The Trophic Cascade on Islands by John Terborgh 116 Toward a Trophic Island Biogeography Reflections on the Interface of Island Biogeography and Food Web Ecology by Robert D. Holt 143 The Theories of Island Biogeography and Metapopulation Dynamics Science Marches Forward, but the Legacy of Good Ideas Lasts for a Long Time by Ilkka Hanski 186 Beyond Island Biogeography Theory Understanding Habitat Fragmentation in the Real World by William F. Laurance 214 Birds of the Solomon Islands The Domain of the Dynamic Equilibrium Theory and Assembly Rules, with Comments on the Taxon Cycle by Daniel Simberloff and Michael D. Collins 237 Neutral Theory and the Theory of Island Biogeography by Stephen P. Hubbell 264 Evolutionary Changes Following Island Colonization in Birds Empirical Insights into the Roles of Microevolutionary Processes by Sonya Clegg 293 Sympatric Speciation, Immigration, and Hybridization in Island Birds by Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant 326 Island Biogeography of Remote Archipelagoes Interplay between Ecological and Evolutionary Processes by Rosemary G. Gillespie and Bruce G. Baldwin 358 Dynamics of Colonization and Extinction on Islands Insights from Lesser Antillean Birds by Robert E. Ricklefs 388 The Speciation- Area Relationship by Jonathan B. Losos and Christina E. Parent 415 Ecological and Ge ne tic Models of Diversity Lessons across Disciplines by Mark Vellend and John L. Orrock 439 Index 463
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan B. Losos and Robert E. Ricklefs.

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