Evolution and Ecology

Structured-Population Models in Marine,
Terrestrial, and Freshwater Systems

Shripad D. Tuljapurkar and Hal Caswell, editors
Chapman & Hall, 1997

 

Contents

I THEORY AND METHODS

 

Hal Caswell, Roger M. Nisbet, André M. de Roos, and Shripad Tuljapurkar, Structured-Population Models: Many Methods, a Few Basic Concepts

 

Hal Caswell, Matrix Methods for Population Analysis

 

Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stochastic Matrix Models

 

Roger M. Nisbet, Delay-Differential Equations for Structured Populations

 

André M. de Roos, A Gentle Introduction to Physiologically Structured Population Models

 

J. M. Cushing, Nonlinear Matrix Equations and Population Dynamics

 

II APPLICATIONS

 

Carol Horvitz, Douglas W. Schemske, and Hal Caswell, The Relative ``Importance'' of Life-History Stages to Population Growth: Prospective and Retrospective Analyses

 

Steven Hecht Orzack, Life-History Evolution and Extinction

 

Robert A. Desharnais, Population Dynamics of Tribolium

 

Jochen Kumm, Sido D. Mylius, and Daniel Promislow, Evolutionary Dynamics of Structured Populations

 

Oscar E. Gaggiotti, Carol E. Lee, and Glenda Wardle, The Effect of Overlapping Generations and Population Structure on Gene-Frequency Clines

 

Louis W. Botsford, Dynamics of Populations with Density-Dependent Recruitment and Age Structure

 

Eileen E. Hofmann, Models for Marine Ecosystems

 

Bruce C. Monger, Janet M. Fischer, Brian A. Grantham, Vicki Medland, Bing Cai, and Kevin Higgins, Frequency Response of a Simple Food-Chain Model with Time-Delayed Recruitment: Implications for Abiotic-Biotic Coupling

 

C. S. Nations and M. S. Boyce, Stochastic Demography for Conservation Biology

 

Philip Dixon, Nancy Friday, Put Ang, Selina Heppell, and Mrigesh Kshatriya, Sensitivity Analysis of Structured-Population Models for Management and Conservation

 

Kathleen M. Crowe, Nonlinear Ergodic Theorems and Symmetric versus Asymmetric Competition

 

Carlos Castillo-Chavez and Shu-Fang Hsu Schmitz, The Evolution of Age-Structured Marriage Functions: It Takes Two to Tango

 

S. N. Wood, Inverse Problems and Structured-Population Dynamics

 

John Val, Ferdinando Villa, Konstadia Lika, and Carl Boe, Nonlinear Models of Structured Populations: Dynamic Consequences of Stage Structure and Discrete Sampling

 

Jeff S. Hatfield and Peter L. Chesson, Multispecies Lottery Competition: A Diffusion Analysis