Zoology 384: Ecology of Metapopulations Zoology 384L: Ecology of Metapopulations -- Spring 1993

Professor: Eric R. Pianka

Office Hours: ERP (TuTh2-3) or by prior arrangement (471-7472)

Wednesdays, 12:30-2PM, Patterson 617

Assigned Readings:

Bengtsson 1989. Nature 340: 713-715.

Boorman and Levitt 1973. PNAS 69: 2711-2713.

Caswell and Cohen 1991. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 42: 193-218.

DeAngelis and Waterhouse 1987. Ecol. Monogr. 57: 1-21.

Ebenhard, T. 1991. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 42: 105-121.

Gill, D. E. 1978. The metapopulation ecology of the red-spotted newt, Notophthalmus viridescens (Rafinesque). Ecol. Monogr. 48: 145-166.

Gilpin, M. E. and I. Hanski, eds. 1991. Metapopulation Dynamics: Empirical and Theoretical Investigations. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 42: 1-336.

Gotelli, N. 1991. Amer. Natur. 138: 768-776.

Hanski, I. 1982.

Hanski, I. and Gilpin, 1991. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 42: 3-16.

Harrison, S. 1991. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 42: 73-88.

Harrison, S., D. Murphy and P. R. Ehrlich. 1988. Amer. Natur. 132: 360-382.

Hassell and May 1990. Proc. Roy Soc., London.

Hastings, A. 1991. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 42: 57-71.

Hastings, A. and C. L. Wolin. 1989. Ecology 70: 1261-1266.

Karieva, P. 1987. Nature 321: 388-391.

Karieva, P. 1990. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond B: 53-68.

Levins, R. 1966. The strategy of model building in population biology. Amer. Sci. 54: 421-431.

Levins, R. 1969. Some demographic and genetic consequences of environmental heterogeneity for biological control. Bull. Ent. Soc. Amer. 15: 237-240.

Levins, R. 1970. Extinction. In M. Gerstenhaber (ed.), Some mathematical questions in biology. (pp. 75-108). Amer. Math. Soc. Providence, R.I.

Pulliam, H. R. 1988. Sources, sinks, and population regulation. Amer. Natur. 132: 652-661.

Pulliam, H. R. and B. J. Danielson. 1991. Sources, sinks, and habitat selection: a londscape perspetive on population dynamics. Amer. Natur 137: S50-S66.

Sjogren, P. 1991. Extinction and isolation gradients in metapopulations: the case of the pool frog (Rana lessonae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 42: 135-147.
Verboom, J., K. Lankester, and J. A. J. Mertz. 1991. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 42: 39-55.

Exams and Grading: No examinations will be given. Your grade will be determined by your performance in class. Each student will be required to lead one discussion and to participate in all.

Last updated March 1993 by Eric Pianka