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Mark–recapture studies and demography

Adolfo Cordero-Rivera and Robby Stoks

in Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230693
eISBN:
9780191710889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230693.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Population ecologists track wild animals over their lifetimes using mark-recapture methods. Odonates are easily marked and remain near water bodies, allowing for high recapture rates. In recent ... More


Ecosystems and parasitism: the spatial dimension

Robert Holt and Thierry Boulinier

in Parasitism and Ecosystems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529873
eISBN:
9780191712777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529873.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Spatial patterns of parasitism are thought to be strongly associated with local adaptation, relative rates of migration by hosts and parasites, and local levels of resource availability. This chapter ... More


Adaptation in Metapopulations: How Interaction Changes Evolution

Michael J. Wade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226129563
eISBN:
9780226129877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129877.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The central question addressed in this book is this: How is the process of adaptation different if the members of a population live clustered in small groups instead of being homogenously distributed ... More


Population structure

Dale H. Clayton, Sarah E. Bush, and Kevin P. Johnson

in Coevolution of Life on Hosts: Integrating Ecology and History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226302133
eISBN:
9780226302300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226302300.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Populations are seldom uniform; they tend to be subdivided, with gene frequencies unevenly distributed across landscapes. In this chapter, determinants of population structure in parasites are first ... More


Biogeography of the Central Pacific: Endemism, Vicariance, and Plate Tectonics

Michael Heads

in Molecular Panbiogeography of the Tropics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271968
eISBN:
9780520951808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271968.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

New volcanic islands may be colonized from neighboring islands rather than from distant continents. The source islands may subsequently erode and subside, and eventually form atolls or submerged ... More


Temporal variation in dispersal kernels in a metapopulation of the bog fritillary butterfly (Boloria eunomia)

Nicolas Schtickzelle, Camille Turlure, and Michel Baguette

in Dispersal Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608898
eISBN:
9780191774560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608898.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter aims to quantify the temporal variation existing in the dispersal kernel by making the kernels comparable. Variation of dispersal kernels in time has received less attention, even if ... More


Dispersal

David L. Strayer

in Freshwater Mussel Ecology: A Multifactor Approach to Distribution and Abundance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255265
eISBN:
9780520942523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255265.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter reviews the impact of dispersal on the distribution and abundance of unionoids. Dispersal serves two essential functions: firstly, dispersal allows a species to move into previously ... More


The Ecology of Crop Diversity

Stephen B. Brush

in Farmers' Bounty: Locating Crop Diversity in the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100495
eISBN:
9780300130140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100495.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter, which discusses problems on genetic erosion and offers a theoretical framework to improve understanding of genetic erosion, suggests two ecological models that might serve to generate ... More


Beyond dispersal: the role of animal movement in modern agricultural landscapes

Henrik G. Smith, Klaus Birkhofer, Yann Clough, Johan Ekroos, Ola Olsson, and Maj Rundlöf

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

In this chapter three major concepts relating animal population dynamics to landscape change mediated by animal mobility are outlined: meta-population/community dynamics (affecting many habitat ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Wade

in Adaptation in Metapopulations: How Interaction Changes Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226129563
eISBN:
9780226129877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129877.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter traces the history of metapopulation studies from the introduction of the term by Levins in 1970 to its investigation in a variety of field, theoretical and laboratory systems. The ... More


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