Population Ecology: An Introduction To Computer Simulations
- Publish Date: 2003-07-09
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Ruth Bernstein
Thiscarefully structured laboratory manual explores, by means of computer simulations, the key areas of population dynamicsthrough time. Using simply presented exercises, it teaches the programming and analysing skillsstudents need for creating their own models of population change. In this way, readers cancontribute 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 idealaccompaniment.