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By Stanton Braude,Bobbi S. Low

This precise textbook introduces undergraduate scholars to quantitative versions and techniques in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation. It explores the center techniques shared via those comparable fields utilizing instruments and useful talents resembling experimental layout, producing phylogenies, uncomplicated statistical inference, and persuasive furnish writing. And individuals use examples from their very own state-of-the-art learn, delivering different perspectives to have interaction scholars and develop their understanding.

this is often the one textbook at the topic that includes a collaborative "active studying" procedure that emphasizes hands-on studying. each bankruptcy has workouts that permit scholars to paintings without delay with the cloth at their very own speed and in small teams. every one challenge contains information awarded in a wealthy array of codecs, which scholars use to reply to questions that illustrate styles, rules, and techniques. issues variety from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and inhabitants powerful measurement to optimum foraging and indices of biodiversity. The booklet additionally features a finished glossary.

as well as the editors, the individuals 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 center quantitative versions and techniques in ecology, behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation
  • Turns "discussion sections" into "thinking labs"

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