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Quantitative Population Ecology

Quantitative Population Ecology

Part of a larger Population Ecology Home Page, this is a complete course on quantitative population ecology for graduate students. Major topics are: structure and dynamics of population systems, population demography, sampling, life-tables, temperature-dependent development, predation, competition, dispersal, population stability and pest outbreaks. The course covers contemporary topics in population ecology such as chaos in population dynamics, spatial processes, catastrophe theory, application of geostatistics, etc. Also, it gives intensive practice of using computers for solving quantitative problems in biology. Computer labs are based on Microsoft Excel software. The complete course is available for download


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