Spatial Ecology (Chapman & Hall/Crc Mathematical & Computational Biology) by Stephen Cantrell

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Published by Chapman & Hall/CRC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Applied,
  • Mathematics / Applied,
  • Differential Equations,
  • Ecology,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics

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Open LibraryOL11816743M
ISBN 101420059858
ISBN 109781420059854

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These challenges consist of understanding the impact of space on community structure, incorporating the scale and structure of landscapes into mathematical models.

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