Publisher description for Structured-population models in marine, terrestrial, and freshwater systems / edited by Shripad Tuljapurkar, Hal Caswell.

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This indispensable guide provides a comprehensive treatment of the construction and analysis of models for age- and stage-classified populations. It covers methods based on projection matrices, delay-differential equations, and partial-differential equations. The book addresses both field and laboratory studies on a wide range of specific ecosystems and taxa, as well as problems in evolution, genetics, conservation biology and epidemiology.

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Population biology -- Mathematical models.