By Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low
This precise textbook introduces undergraduate scholars to quantitative types and techniques in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation. It explores the middle options shared by way of those similar fields utilizing instruments and sensible talents corresponding to experimental layout, producing phylogenies, easy statistical inference, and persuasive provide writing. And members use examples from their very own state of the art learn, supplying different perspectives to have interaction scholars and develop their understanding.
this can be the single textbook at the topic that includes a collaborative "active studying" process that emphasizes hands-on studying. each bankruptcy has routines that permit scholars to paintings at once with the fabric at their very own speed and in small teams. each one challenge comprises facts awarded 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 ebook additionally features a accomplished 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 event with speculation checking out, experimental layout, and clinical reasoning
- Covers center quantitative types and techniques 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