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The Dynamics of Highly Aggregated Models of Whole Communities

  • Peter Yodzis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 77)

Abstract

I am going to use the term (ecological) community to mean the set of all living things in some given location. Typically, a community in this sense will consist of hundreds of biospecies (even if we permit ourselves to neglect — possibly at our peril (Ducklow et. al. 1986) — microorganisms). These are, then, very large, and maybe very complex, systems.

Keywords

Aggregate Model Perturbation Experiment Community Matrice Real Community Community Matrix 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Yodzis
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada

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