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Animal Migration: A Synthesis

E.J. Milner-Gulland, John M. Fryxell, and Anthony R.E. Sinclair

Abstract

This book takes a comparative, integrated view of migration, linking evolution with ecology and management, theory with empirical research, and embracing all the major migratory taxa (including humans). The scope extends beyond the target organism to consider the ecosystem-level dynamics of migration. Rather than simply reviewing the field of migration as it stands today, the book highlights the lacunae in our knowledge and understanding. The emphasis is on exciting new research avenues that are now opening up, whether because of advances in our understanding of migration as a biological pheno ... More

Keywords: migration, modelling, tracking technology, ecology, evolution, movement behaviour, comparative approach, resource uncertainty, spatial heterogeneity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199568994
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

E.J. Milner-Gulland, editor
Imperial College London, UK

John M. Fryxell, editor
University of Guelph, Canada

Anthony R.E. Sinclair, editor
University of British Columbia, Canada

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