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Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology

Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology (Hardback)

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This major reference is an overview of the current state of theoretical ecology through a series of topical entries centered on both ecological and statistical themes. Coverage ranges across scales - from the physiological, to populations, landscapes, and ecosystems. Entries provide an introduction to broad fields such as Applied Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, Computational Ecology, Ecosystem Ecology, Epidemiology and Epidemic Modeling, Population Ecology, Spatial Ecology and Statistics in Ecology. Others provide greater specificity and depth, including discussions on the Allee effect, ordinary differential equations, and ecosystem services. Descriptions of modern statistical and modeling approaches and how they contributed to advances in theoretical ecology are also included. Succinct, uncompromising, and authoritative - this title is a "must have" for those interested in the use of theory in the ecological sciences.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentApplied ecologyScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesEcological science, the Biosphere Publisher: University of California Press Publication Date: 07/08/2012 ISBN-13: 9780520269651  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Alan Hastings is a Distinguished Professor at the University of California Davis in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy. He is the Editor-in-Chief for the Theoretical Ecology Series (Academic Press) and the Journal of Mathematical Biology. Louis Gross is a Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Mathematics, and Director of the Institute of Environmental Modeling at the University of Tennessee.

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