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Comparative population dynamics of large mammals

Comparative population dynamics of large mammals

a search for management criteria : final report to U.S. Marine Mammal Commission in fulfillment of contract MM7AC013

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Published by The Commission, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammal populations -- United States.,
  • Population density.,
  • Biotic communities -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles W. Fowler ... [et al.] ; prepared for U.S. Marine Mammal Commission.
    SeriesReport -- no. MMC-77/20., Report (United States. Marine Mammal Commission) -- MMC-77/20.
    ContributionsFowler, Charles W. 1941-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 330 p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14203384M

      Black swans—statistically improbable events with profound consequences—happen more often than expected in financial, social, and natural systems. Our work demonstrates the rare but systematic presence of black-swan events in animal populations around the world (mostly birds, mammals, and insects). These events are predominantly downward, implying that unexpected population .   The Wildlife Society Mailing Address: 25 Century Blvd, Suite Nashville, TN Phone: () Email: [email protected] Headquarters Location: Barlow Pl, Suite

    I graduated from Brown University in Before joining the Long Lab, I worked on projects studying the shifting continental distribution of flora in response to changing climate, elk response to catastrophic fire events, prairie dog population dynamics after plague outbreaks, and large . Using a long‐term data set (17–22 yr) obtained from a large ( km 2) study region in arid central Australia, we tested firstly for regional synchrony in annual rainfall and the dynamics of five small mammal species across nine widely separated sites. Using Moran's theorem, we predicted that the spatial correlation between the regional.

    Deep understanding of population dynamics is required for calculation of generation length or for performing population viability analysis to assess species extinction risk. We found that age- or stage-specific birth and death rates are available for only % of .   Spatially synchronous population dynamics have been much studied in high latitude environments where extrinsic factors such as severe winter weather and mobile predators may operate over large spatial scales (Merritt , Krebs ). In other environments, however, the spatial sub‐structuring of populations may be less predictable, with.


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First published inDynamics of Large Mammal Populations was written by experts from four continents and six countries. It is a collection of papers on the population dynamics of large mammals and was the first synthesis of work in the field.

The book helped provide identity and coherence to Price: $ Get this from a library. Comparative population dynamics of large mammals: a search for management criteria: final report to U.S. Marine Mammal Commission in fulfillment of contract MM7AC [Charles W Fowler; United States.

Marine Mammal Commission.; Utah State University. Department of Wildlife Science.; United States. First published inDynamics of Large Mammal Populations was written by experts from four continents and six countries. It is a collection of papers on the population dynamics of large mammals and was the first synthesis of work in the field.

The book helped provide identity and coherence to an emerging field. We conducted an extensive, comparative analysis of population dynamics in large and small mammals to test our hypothesis, using seven population parameters to describe general dynamic patterns for 23 (14 species) time series of observations of abundance of large mammals and 38 (21 species) time series for small by: 6.

We conducted an extensive, comparative analysis of population dynamics in large and small mammals to test our hypothesis, using seven population. Abstract: Collection of 23 original papers on the population dynamics of large mammals, including ones on fur seals, harp seals, bears, whales, etc.

The chapters facilitate comparison of the population dynamics of various groups including herbivores, carnivores, ungulates, cetaceans and pinnipeds. First published inDynamics of Large Mammal Populations was written by experts from four continents and six countries.

It is a collection of papers on the population dynamics of large mammals and was the first synthesis of work in the field. The book helped provide identity and coherence to an emerging field. It has become a much-sought-after book.

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In his survey of the influ- ence of density dependence on the population dynamics TREE vol. no 4 April of large mammals, Fowler37 presented evidence suggesting that the population growth rate of these species was not affected by the number of animals present until the popula- tion size closely approached the carrying capacity.

Comparative Population Dynamics of Large Mammals: A Search for Management Criteria (No. MMC/20). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce. (Available through National Technical Information Service.) Google Scholar. Post E, Stenseth NC () Large-scale climatic fluctuation and population dynamics of moose and white-tailed deer.

J Anim Ecol – CrossRef Google Scholar. Jean-Michel became a Senior Editor in May His research concentrates on understanding evolutionary processes in populations of large mammals from analyses of their dynamics and identifying life history strategies of vertebrates from comparative studies.

Therefore, the effects of weather and population density on vital rates (e.g., survival rate and recruitment rate) are critical to elucidate the ecological and demographic mechanisms underlying the dynamics of mammal populations in fluctuating environments (Coulson et al.,Krebs, ).

Most species of small mammals have a cyclic profile of population dynamics [1]. The population size and demographic structure dynamics is influenced by many factors.

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About this book. The ability of small mammals to exploit environmental resources, based upon a rapid adaptation to short-term changes in population and/or the environment, as well as to a variety of local conditions, implies a strong impact upon natural resources.

In sum, we demonstrate through this comparative study that much is to be learnt from studying the dynamics of fluctuating small rodents-a focal issue within much of population ecology. Full Text The Full Text of this article is available as a PDF (K). Purchase The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone, Volume 3 - 1st Edition.

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The regression slopes from this analysis reveal that the population size increased on average by (s.e.m. =P = ) marmots per year between and and by marmots per year.Norman Owen-Smith, The Comparative Population Dynamics of Browsing and Grazing Ungulates, The Ecology of Browsing and Grazing, /_6, (), ().

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