## Structured-Population Models in Marine, Terrestrial, and Freshwater SystemsShripad Tuljapurkar, Hal Caswell In the summer of 1993, twenty-six graduate and postdoctoral stu dents and fourteen lecturers converged on Cornell University for a summer school devoted to structured-population models. This school was one of a series to address concepts cutting across the traditional boundaries separating terrestrial, marine, and freshwa ter ecology. Earlier schools resulted in the books Patch Dynamics (S. A. Levin, T. M. Powell & J. H. Steele, eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1993) and Ecological Time Series (T. M. Powell & J. H. Steele, eds., Chapman and Hall, New York, 1995); a book on food webs is in preparation. Models of population structure (differences among individuals due to age, size, developmental stage, spatial location, or genotype) have an important place in studies of all three kinds of ecosystem. In choosing the participants and lecturers for the school, we se lected for diversity-biologists who knew some mathematics and mathematicians who knew some biology, field biologists sobered by encounters with messy data and theoreticians intoxicated by the elegance of the underlying mathematics, people concerned with long-term evolutionary problems and people concerned with the acute crises of conservation biology. For four weeks, these perspec tives swirled in discussions that started in the lecture hall and carried on into the sweltering Ithaca night. Diversity mayor may not increase stability, but it surely makes things interesting. |

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### Contents

18 | |

Stochastic Matrix Models | 59 |

DelayDifferential Equations for Structured | 89 |

the Adult Stage | 95 |

A Gentle Introduction to Physiologically | 119 |

Nonlinear Matrix Equations and Population | 205 |

The Relative Importance of LifeHistory | 247 |

LifeHistory Evolution and Extinction 273 | 272 |

Stochastic Demography for Conservation Biology | 451 |

90 | 468 |

Sensitivity Analysis of StructuredPopulation | 471 |

103 | 509 |

Nonlinear Ergodic Theorems and Symmetric 515 | 514 |

Concluding Remarks | 531 |

Inverse Problems and StructuredPopulation | 555 |

Parametric Model Fitting | 563 |

2 | 297 |

Population Dynamics of Tribolium | 303 |

Evolutionary Dynamics of Structured | 329 |

The Effect of Overlapping Generations and | 355 |

Dynamics of Populations with Density 371 | 370 |

Models for Marine Ecosystems | 409 |

Frequency Response of a Simple FoodChain | 433 |

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Structured-Population Models in Marine, Terrestrial, and Freshwater Systems Shripad Tuljapurkar No preview available - 1996 |

Structured-Population Models in Marine, Terrestrial, and Freshwater Systems Shripad Tuljapurkar,Hal Caswell No preview available - 1997 |

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