By Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low
This specific textbook introduces undergraduate scholars to quantitative versions and strategies in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation. It explores the middle ideas shared through those similar fields utilizing instruments and functional talents corresponding to experimental layout, producing phylogenies, simple statistical inference, and persuasive furnish writing. And members use examples from their very own state of the art examine, supplying assorted perspectives to have interaction scholars and expand their understanding.
this is often the single textbook at the topic that includes a collaborative "active studying" technique that emphasizes hands-on studying. each bankruptcy has routines that allow scholars to paintings at once with the fabric at their very own speed and in small teams. each one challenge contains facts offered in a wealthy array of codecs, which scholars use to respond to questions that illustrate styles, rules, and strategies. issues variety from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and inhabitants potent measurement to optimum foraging and indices of biodiversity. The booklet additionally incorporates a complete 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 clinical reasoning
- Covers middle quantitative versions and techniques in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation
- Turns "discussion sections" into "thinking labs"
Professors: A supplementary Instructor's guide is out there for this booklet. it really is limited to lecturers utilizing the textual content in classes. for info on the way to receive a replica, confer with: http://press.princeton.edu/class_use/solutions.html
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