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As profound threats to ecosystems increase worldwide, ecologists must move beyond studying single communities at a single point in time. All of the dynamic, interconnected spatial and temporal processes that determine the distribution and abundance of species must be understood in order to develop new conservation and management strategies.

This volume is the first to integrate mathematical and biological approaches to these crucial topics. The editors include not only a wide variety of theoretical approaches, but also a broad range of experimental and field studies, with chapters written by renowned experts in community ecology, ecological modeling, population genetics, and conservation biology.

In addition to providing new insights into well-known topics such as migration, the authors also introduce some less familiar subjects, including bacterial population genetics and ecotoxicology. For anyone interested in the study, management, and conservation of populations, this book will prove to be a valuable resource.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Spatiotemporal Approaches in Ecology and Genetics: The Road Less Traveled by Olin E. Rhodes, Jr. and Eugene P. Odum.

1: Metapopulation Ecology

Ilkka Hanski

2: Sources and Sinks: Empirical Evidence and Population Consequences

H. Ronald Pulliam

3: Multistage Life Cycles

Henry M. Wilbur

4: Overlapping Generations: The Storage Effect and the Maintenance of Biotic Diversity

Nelson G. Hairston, Jr., Stephen Ellner, Colleen M. Kearns.

5: Sources of Variation in Migratory Movements of Animal Populations: Statistical Inference and a Selective Review of Empirical Results for Birds

James D. Nichols

6: Consequences of Dispersal in Plants

James L. Hamrick, John D. Nason.

7: Gene Conservation

Ronald K. Chesser, Olin E. Rhodes, Jr., Michael H. Smith.

8: Spatial and Temporal Aspects of Bacterial Population Genetics

J. Vaun McArthur

9: Toward the Incorporation of Spatiotemporal Dynamics into Ecotoxicology

Raymond J. O'Connor

10: Landscape Processes and Their Significance to Biodiversity Conservation

Larry D. Harris, Thomas S. Hoctor, Sarah E. Gergel.

Synthesis: Science and the Singular Universe

Ronald K. Chesser

List of Contributors

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780226710587
Editor:
Rhodes, Olin E., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Smith, Michael H.
Editor:
Chesser, Ronald K.
Editor:
Rhodes, Olin E., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Rhodes, Olin E., Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Rhodes, Olin E., Jr.
Editor:
Smith, Michael H.
Author:
Chesser, Ronald K.
Author:
Smith, Michael H.
Author:
Rhodes, Olin E.
Author:
Rhodes, Jr., Olin E.
Editor:
Chesser, Ronald K.
Publisher:
University Of Chicago Press
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Human Geography
Subject:
Ecology - Ecosystems
Subject:
Population biology
Subject:
Population
Subject:
Ecology -- Congresses.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems
Subject:
Population biology -- Congresses.
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
no. 9
Publication Date:
19960801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 halftones, 48 line drawings, 13 tables
Pages:
396
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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