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Title Dispersal, individual movement and spatial ecology : a mathematical perspective / Mark A. Lewis, Philip K. Maini, Sergei V. Petrovskii, editors.
Imprint Berlin ; London : Springer, 2013.


 Main Stacks  QA3 .L28 no.2071    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 385 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Series Lecture notes in mathematics. Mathematical biosciences subseries ; 2071.
Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag). Mathematical biosciences subseries.
Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag) ; 2071.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Plants -- Dispersal -- Mathematics.
Animals -- Dispersal -- Mathematics.
Spatial ecology -- Mathematics.
Contents pt. I. Individual animal movement -- Stochastic optimal foraging theory -- Lévy or not? analysing positional data from animal movement paths -- Beyond optimal searching : recent developments in the modelling of animal movement patterns as Lévy walks -- pt. II. From individuals to populations -- The mathematical analysis of biological aggregation and dispersal : progress, problems and perspectives -- Hybrid modelling of individual movement and collective behaviour -- From individual movement rules to population level patterns : the case of central-place foragers -- Transport and anisotropic diffusion models for movement in oriented habitats -- Incorporating complex foraging of zooplankton in models : role of micro- and mesoscale processes in macroscale patterns -- pt. III. Populations, communities and ecosystems -- Life on the move : modeling the effects of climate-driven range shifts with integrodifference equations -- Control of competitive bioinvasion -- Destruction and diversity : effects of habitat loss on ecological communities -- Emergence and propagation of patterns in nonlocal reaction-diffusion equations arising in the theory of speciation -- Numerical study of pest population size at various diffusion rates.
Other Author Lewis, M. (Mark), 1962-
Maini, Philip K.
Petrovskii, Sergei V.