Call Number: 574.5248011 BER
Publication Date: 2003-07-09
This carefully structured laboratory manual explores, by means of computer imulations, the key areas of population dynamics through time. Using simply presented exercises, it teaches the programming and analysing skills students need for creating their own models of population change. In this way, readers can contribute constructively to the conservation of endangered species and the control of pest species. Focus on biology rather than mathematical procedures. Introduces new techniques and shortcuts gradually with carefully explained commands. Includes an extensive glossary. Undergraduates and postgraduates taking courses in population ecology, behavioural ecology and conservation will find this an ideal accompaniment.