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Population Dynamics and Ecology

EPID 581 {Biology 481}

4 credit hours, offered annually

Lectures and discussion on the principles of population ecology, with emphasis on theory and empirical research on the dynamics and regulation of managed and natural populations and the development of skills for modelling populations. Specific topics include concepts of linear and nonlinear dynamics, demography, life history evolution, density-dependence, and basic models of population interactions, including competition, mutualism, predator-prey, and host-disease interactions.

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