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Ecological OrbitsHow Planets Move and Populations Grow$
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Lev Ginzburg and Mark Colyvan

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780195168167

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168167.001.0001

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PRACTICAL CONSEQUENCES

PRACTICAL CONSEQUENCES

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(p.104) SEVEN PRACTICAL CONSEQUENCES
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Ecological Orbits
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Lev Ginzburg

Mark Colyvan

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168167.003.0007

There are practical consequences for the debate over the appropriate mathematical model of population growth. This chapter outlines a few of the possible applications of the inertial model. It suggests that some of the failures in conservation management may be due, in part, to a failure to appreciate the inertial nature of population growth and decline. The chapter also reflects on the relationship between theoretical and applied ecology.

Keywords:   conservation planning, inertial population growth, risk analysis, evolution, theoretical ecology, applied ecology

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