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Animal MigrationA Synthesis$
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E.J. Milner-Gulland, John M. Fryxell, and Anthony R.E. Sinclair

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199568994

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.x) (p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction
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Animal Migration
Author(s):

John M. Fryxell

E.J. Milner‐Gulland

Anthony R.E. Sinclair

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0001

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the four main themes covered in the book. These are: the evolution of migration, the physical and energetic constraints that shape migratory movement, the issues of spatial and temporal scale, and migration in a broader context.

Keywords:   migration, migratory movements, physical constraints, energetic constraints

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