Taming Chaos in the Wild: A Model-free Technique for Wildlife Population Control

  • David Peak


In an ideal world, a wildlife manager would have access both to the detailed histories of a well-defined set of interconnected populations and to an accurate deterministic model of the ecological dynamics of those populations. The manager would use the model to generate forecasts for population behavior with different assumptions about climatic conditions and land development and, as a result, would construct sound conservation policies that would ensure the continued robustness of the managed species while simultaneously optimizing human economic interests.


Breeding Season Physical Review Letter Deterministic Chaos Chaotic Time Series Stable Direction 
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