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Spatial Ecology

Stephen Cantrell, Chris Cosner, and Shigui Ruan, editors
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
362
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology Series
Price: 
89.95
ISBN: 
9781420059854
Category: 
Anthology
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Competition Dynamics in a Seasonally Varying Wetland Don L. DeAngelis, Joel C. Trexler, and Douglas D. Donalson

Introduction

Model

Results

Discussion

Appendix

Spatial Dynamics of Multi-Trophic Communities Priyanga Amarasekare

Introduction

Theoretical Framework

Results

Discussion and Conclusions

Appendix: Spatial Models

Bistability Dynamics in Structured Ecological Models Jifa Jiang and Junping Shi

Non-Structured Models

Diffusion Induced Bistability and Hysteresis

Threshold Manifold

Concluding Remarks

Modeling Animal Movement with Diffusion Otso Ovaskainen and Elizabeth E. Crone

Introduction

Advection-Diffusion in Heterogeneous Environments

Application: Wolf Movement in a Mountainous Landscape

Applications of Diffusion Models

Conclusions

Riverine Landscapes: Ecology for an Alternative Geometry William F. Fagan, Evan H. Campbell Grant, Heather J. Lynch, and Peter J. Unmack

Spatial Ecology

Dendritic Landscapes

Colonization and Extinction

Metapopulation Model

Extinction in Fishes

Conclusion

Biological Modeling with Quiescent Phases Karl P. Hadeler, Thomas Hillen, and Mark A. Lewis

Introduction

Diffusive Coupling and Quiescence

Stationary States and Stability

Periodic Orbits

Rates Depending on Density

Slow Dynamics

Delay Equations

Spread in Space

Applications

Discussion

Spatial Scale and Population Dynamics in Advective Media Roger M. Nisbet, Kurt E. Anderson, Edward McCauley, and Ulrike Feudel

Introduction

Models

Population Persistence and the Drift Paradox

Response to Abiotic Forcing

Directions for Future Research

Using Multivariate State-Space Models to Study Spatial Structure and Dynamics Richard A. Hinrichsen and Elizabeth E. Holmes

Introduction

Multivariate State-Space Models

Population Structure

Parameter Estimation

Model Selection

Snake River Chinook

Discussion

Incorporating the Spatial Configuration of the Habitat into Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Ilkka Hanski

Introduction

Modeling Migration in Fragmented Landscapes

Metapopulation Dynamics

Metacommunity Dynamics of Competing Species

Genetic and Evolutionary Dynamics

Conclusion

Metapopulation Perspectives on the Evolution of Species’ Niches Robert D. Holt and Michael Barfield

Introduction

Models for Adaptive Colonization into Sink Habitats

An Island-Mainland Model with Infrequent Adaptive Colonization

Gene Flow and Population Extinction

A Metapopulation Model with Maladaptive Gene Flow

Discussion

Evolution of Dispersal in Heterogeneous Landscapes Robert Stephen Cantrell, Chris Cosner, and Yuan Lou

Introduction

Random Dispersal: Evolution of Slow Dispersal

Random Dispersal vs Conditional Dispersal

Evolution of Conditional Dispersal

Dispersal and the Ideal Free Distribution

Dispersal in Temporally Varying Environments

Future Directions

Evolution of Dispersal Scale and Shape in Heterogeneous Environments: A Correlation Equation Approach Benjamin M. Bolker

Introduction

Methods

Results

Discussion and Conclusions

Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Measles: Synchrony and Persistence in a Disease Metapopulation Alun L. Lloyd and Lisa Sattenspiel

Introduction

Data Sources

Local Dynamics: Periodicity and Endemic Fadeout

Regional Persistence and Spatial Synchrony

Spatial Synchrony among Large Population Centers

Reinvasion Waves and Phase Relationships

Discussion

Rules of Thumb for the Control of Vector-Borne Diseases in a Spatial Environment Matthew D. Potts and Tristan Kimbrell

Introduction

Model Specification

Results

Discussion

Conclusion

Modeling Spatial Spread of Communicable Diseases Involving Animal Hosts Shigui Ruan and Jianhong Wu

Introduction

Rabies

Dengue

West Nile Virus

Hantavirus

Lyme Disease

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Summary

Economically Optimal Management of a Metapopulation James N. Sanchirico and James E. Wilen

Spatial Ecology

Optimization

Optimal Spatial Dynamics

Cost of Ignoring Spatial Processes

Conclusion

Models of Harvesting Donald B. Olson

Introduction

Basic Model Formulation

Explicit Examples

Conclusions

Spatial Optimal Control of Renewable Resource Stocks Guillermo E. Herrera and Suzanne Lenhart

Introduction

ODE Models with Spatial Components

PDE Models

Conclusions

References appear at the end of each chapter.

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