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Marine Metapopulations
     

Marine Metapopulations

by Jacob P. Kritzer
 

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Technological improvements have greatly increased the ability of marine scientists to collect and analyze data over large spatial scales, and the resultant insights attainable from interpreting those data vastly increase understanding of poplation dynamics, evolution and biogeography. Marine Metapopulations provides a synthesis of existing information and

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Technological improvements have greatly increased the ability of marine scientists to collect and analyze data over large spatial scales, and the resultant insights attainable from interpreting those data vastly increase understanding of poplation dynamics, evolution and biogeography. Marine Metapopulations provides a synthesis of existing information and understanding, and frames the most important future directions and issues.

* First book to systematically apply metapopulation theory directly to marine systems
*Contributions from leading international ecologists and fisheries biologists
*Perspectives on a broad array of marine organisms and ecosystems, from coastal estuaries to shallow reefs to deep-sea hydrothermal vents
*Critical science for improved management of marine resources
*Paves the way for future research on large-scale spatial ecology of marine systems

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"...the right book at the right time; for those not familiar with marine metapopulations, it is an excellent introduction...Highly recommended."
- G.C. Jensen in CHOICE

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080454719
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/20/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
576
File size:
12 MB
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