Geographical population analysis : tools for the analysis of biodiversity

Brian A. Maurer

Conservation biology has emerged as one of the most important areas of ecology; using concepts from traditional resource management and modern population biology to preserve biological diversity. In order to really understand the problems of decreasing diversity and the solutions to maintaining it, the attention of ecologists must be focussed on larger spatial and temporal scales than they are traditionally used to. The book discusses methods and statistical techniques that can be used to analyze spatial patterns in geographic populations. These techniques incorporate ideas from fractal geometry to develop measures of geographic range fragmentation, and can be used to ask questions regarding the conservation of biodiversity.

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  • Introduction
  • Geographical population analysis and the conservation of biological diversity
  • Regionalized variable theory for geographic population analysis
  • Analysis of geographical range, size, shape and orientation
  • Analysis of geographical variation in abundance
  • Geographic population dynamics
  • The challenges of geographical population analyses

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書名 Geographical population analysis : tools for the analysis of biodiversity
著作者等 Maurer, Brian A.
シリーズ名 Methods in ecology
出版元 Blackwell Scientific Publications
刊行年月 1994
ページ数 x, 130 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0632037415
NCID BA23276423
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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