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Population Ecology

Course Number: OCMB - 6323, CZMT - 0688, and MEVS - 5250

The course explores the theoretical framework of population and community ecology expressed in mathematical terms. Students learn to read formulae, graphs, and to write their own code in Matlab that develops basic modeling and data evaluation/projection skills.

Learning outcomes

The students will:

  • have increased quantitative understanding of population and community processes, understanding of the mathematical and logical tools used in theoretical ecology
  • have basic ability to model populations in Matlab


Owen-Smith, N. 2007. E-Book. introduction to Modeling in Wildlife Rescue Conservation.  Blackwell Publishing.  ISBN 1405144394


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