Viable Populations for Conservation

Viable Populations for Conservation


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Viable Populations for Conservation by Michael E. Soule

The related roles of demographic and environmental factors in species population control are addressed through the integration of conservation biology with population biology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521333900
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/13/1987
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction Michael E. Soulé; 2. The demography of chance extinction Daniel Goodman; 3. Extinction models and mammalian persistence Gary E. Belovsky; 4. Minimum viable population size in the presence of catastrophes Warren J. Ewens, P. J. Brockwell, J. M. Gani and S. I. Resnick; 5. Minimum viable populations: coping with uncertainty Mark Shaffer; 6. Effective population size, genetic variation, and their use in population management Russell Lande and George F. Barrowclough; 7. Spatial structure and population vulnerability Michael E. Gilpin; 8. Managing critically endangered species: the Sumatran rhino as a case study Lynn A. Maguire, Ulysses S. Seal and Peter F. Brussard; 9. The role of interagency cooperation in managing for viable populations Hal Salwasser, Christine Schonewald-Cox and Richard Baker; 10. Where do we go from here? Michael E. Soulé; Index.

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