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Population structure and exponential growth

Liz Pásztor, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, Gabriella Magyar, Tamás Czárán, and Géza Meszéna

in Theory-Based Ecology: A Darwinian approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199577859
eISBN:
9780191823787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577859.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Populations may be structured by various individual states like age, developmental stage, or conditions of location. The life histories of individuals can be described as series of stochastic ... More


Projected population consequences of climate change

David Iles and Stéphanie Jenouvrier

in Effects of Climate Change on Birds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198824268
eISBN:
9780191862809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824268.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

To anticipate the future state of avian populations in a changing climate, forecasts must rigorously account for uncertainty in future climate and population processes. This requires fusing ... More


Adaptive management: making recurrent decisions in the face of uncertainty

James D. Nichols

in Demographic Methods across the Tree of Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198838609
eISBN:
9780191874789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838609.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

The key to wise decision-making in disciplines such as conservation, wildlife management, and epidemiology is the ability to predict consequences of management actions on focal systems. Predicted ... More


Efficient use of demographic data: integrated population models

Marlène Gamelon, Stefan J. G. Vriend, Marcel E. Visser, Caspar A. Hallmann, Suzanne T. E. Lommen, and Eelke Jongejans

in Demographic Methods across the Tree of Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198838609
eISBN:
9780191874789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838609.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Various types of demographic data can be collected in the field: population censuses, capture–mark–recapture data, and so on. These data sources share common demographic information about the studied ... More


Demography and Extinction

Fred W. Allendorf, W. Chris Funk, Sally N. Aitken, Margaret Byrne, and Gordon Luikart

in Conservation and the Genomics of Populations

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198856566
eISBN:
9780191889912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856566.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Genetic factors affect the extinction probability of populations in a variety of ways. Inbreeding depression can reduce fecundity and survival, and thereby decrease population growth rate and ... More


Demographic Methods across the Tree of Life

Roberto Salguero-Gomez and Marlène Gamelon (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198838609
eISBN:
9780191874789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838609.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Demography is everywhere in our lives: from birth to death. Demography shapes our daily decisions, as well as the decisions that others make on us (e.g. bank loans, retirement age). Demography is ... More


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