By Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low
This special textbook introduces undergraduate scholars to quantitative types and techniques in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation. It explores the center suggestions shared via those comparable fields utilizing instruments and sensible talents resembling experimental layout, producing phylogenies, simple statistical inference, and persuasive supply writing. And members use examples from their very own state-of-the-art learn, offering different perspectives to interact scholars and expand their understanding.
this can be the one textbook at the topic that includes a collaborative "active studying" strategy that emphasizes hands-on studying. each bankruptcy has workouts that let scholars to paintings at once with the fabric at their very own speed and in small teams. each one challenge comprises facts provided in a wealthy array of codecs, which scholars use to reply to questions that illustrate styles, rules, and techniques. themes diversity from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and inhabitants potent measurement to optimum foraging and indices of biodiversity. The booklet additionally features a entire glossary.
as well as the editors, the participants are James Beck, Cawas Behram Engineer, John Gaskin, Luke Harmon, Jon Hess, Jason Kolbe, Kenneth H. Kozak, Robert J. Robertson, Emily Silverman, Beth Sparks-Jackson, and Anton Weisstein.
- Provides event with speculation trying out, experimental layout, and clinical reasoning
- Covers middle quantitative versions and strategies in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation
- Turns "discussion sections" into "thinking labs"
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An Introduction to Methods and Models in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology by Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low