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Unformatted text preview: Succession o primary vs. secondary o how it tends to work (regardless of successional model) Effects of human disturbance (why do much worse than natural disturbances) Habitat fragmentation Edge effects Exotics Island Biogeography Species/Area relationship Basic Model o Extinction o Colonization/immigration o Equilibrium (dynamic, turnover) o Predictions of model o Lessons of model o Problems with model SLOSS debate (reserve design) Metapopulation Theory - differences and similarities to Island Biogeography o Example of diff: Population turnover (meta) vs. species turnover (Is. Biog) o Source vs. sink populations o Avoiding regional extinction is main concern...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIO 117 taught by Professor Hutchison during the Fall '07 term at Whitman.
- Fall '07
- Conservation Biology