EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 18 - Populations - Population Ecology - Basics and Dynamics - Fall

EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 18 - Populations - Population Ecology - Basics and Dynamics - Fall

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EVPP 110 Lecture Learning Guide #18 Fall 2010 Populations: Population Ecology – Basics and Dynamics What is the definition of a population? What is the relationship between a population and a species? Are humans that lived 1000 years ago in Europe part of the same population of humans living in Fairfax County today? What are the major characteristics of populations? What is the definition of population size? Why is population size important to the survival of a population? What is the definition of population density? How can you determine population density? Why are sampling techniques necessary for determining population density? What is the definition of a population's dispersion pattern? What are the three main dispersion patterns? What are some of the factors that lead to each of the three dispersion patterns? What is meant by population age distribution? In considering the age distribution of a population, why would it be important to known what
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EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 18 - Populations - Population Ecology - Basics and Dynamics - Fall

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