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Published by Chapman & Hall in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animal populations

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [348]-371) and indexes.

StatementP.J. den Boer and J. Reddingius.
SeriesPopulation and community biology series ;, 16
ContributionsReddingius, Joannes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL752 .B64 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 397 p. :
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1021992M
ISBN 10041257540X
LC Control Number96084233
OCLC/WorldCa36085976

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Regulation and stabilization paradigms in population ecology. Author(s) Boer, P.J. den; Reddingius, J. Source: London: Chapman & Hall - ISBN - Department(s) Terrestrial Ecology and Nature Conservation: Publication type: Scientific book (author) Publication year: Keyword(s)Cited by: Regulation and stabilization paradigms in population ecology. By den P.J. Boer and J. Reddingius Topics: populatie-ecologie, population ecology, populatiebiologie, population biologyAuthor: den P.J. Boer and J. Reddingius. The development of population ecology owes much to demography and actuarial life tion ecology is important in conservation biology, especially in the development of population viability analysis (PVA) which makes it possible to predict the long-term probability of a species persisting in a given habitat patch. Although population ecology is a subfield of biology, it provides. Peter Turchin, in Population Dynamics, I. Introduction: The Never-Ending Debate Population regulation is one of the central organizing themes in ecology (Dennis and Taper, ; Murdoch, ).Yet, ever since the concept of population regulation by density-dependent mechanisms was formulated by Nicholson (), regulation has been the subject of an acrimonious debate (or .

A population is a subset of individuals of one species that occupies a particular geographic area and, in sexually reproducing species, interbreeds. The geographic boundaries of a population are easy to establish for some species but more difficult for others. For example, plants or animals occupying islands have a geographic range defined by the perimeter of the island. Regulation and Stabilization Paradigms in Population Ecology Boer, P., Reddingius, J. () The book is a reflection on patterns of thought, theoretical positions, and research methods in population ecology. Population ecology is a model for describing organizational behavior in terms of the life cycle of an organism. The model identifies the stages of life in a manner similar to ecology. Resource Competition by James P. Grover, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide The Population Dynamics of Infectious Diseases: Theory and Applications US$ US$ Save US$ Add to basket. Regulation and Stabilization Paradigms in Population Ecology. P.J. den Boer. 01 Nov Hardback. US.

  2. DEEP ECOLOGY `Deep ecology' (Naess, ; Devall and Sessions, ) is one name for a worldview that has been widely interpreted as the polar opposite of frontier economics; a fundamentally different value/ ethical system. In many regards, it is a reaction to consequences of the dominant paradigm. Worldwide, Population Ecology is the leading textbook on this titled subject. Written primarily for students, it describes the present state of population ecology in terms that can be readily understood by undergraduates with little or no background in the subject. Paradigms of Population Regulation Paradigms of Population Regulation Gotelli, Nicholas J. Ecology, 79(1), , pp. â by the Ecological Society of America GLOBAL CHANGE: MORE THAN GLOBAL WARMING Barron, Eric J. Climatic variation in Earth history. University Science Books, Sausalito, California. xi 25 p. $, ISBN The more widely-accepted approach - which we label the demographic paradigm - includes both population ecology and community ecology (synecology). Demographic ecology assumes that the environment is relatively stable and that biotic processes, governed predominantly by resource availability, are the most important of ecological and evolutionary.