Download e-book for kindle: An Introduction to Methods and Models in Ecology, Evolution, by Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low

By Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low

This special textbook introduces undergraduate scholars to quantitative versions and techniques in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation. It explores the middle ideas shared via those comparable fields utilizing instruments and useful talents resembling experimental layout, producing phylogenies, uncomplicated statistical inference, and persuasive provide writing. And members use examples from their very own state of the art examine, offering various perspectives to have interaction scholars and increase their understanding.

this is often the one textbook at the topic that includes a collaborative "active studying" process that emphasizes hands-on studying. each bankruptcy has workouts that allow scholars to paintings at once with the cloth at their very own speed and in small teams. every one challenge contains info offered in a wealthy array of codecs, which scholars use to reply to questions that illustrate styles, ideas, and techniques. subject matters variety from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and inhabitants powerful measurement to optimum foraging and indices of biodiversity. The publication additionally incorporates a finished glossary.

as well as the editors, the members 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 adventure with speculation checking out, experimental layout, and medical 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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