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Distribution And Abundance Of Animals
Asks the fundamental question: How does the environment influence the animal's chance to survive and multiply? The book is the search for the answer.
Published December 28th 1954 by Chicago University Press
(first published December 1954)
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Andrewartha and Birch's tome has been considered a classic in ecoogy and for very good reason. The authors present the basic concepts and concerns impacting animal distribution and abundance thoroughly. They present the concepts and research that has driven animal ecology and consider flaws both mathematically, theorectically, and in terms of the empirical evidence. Through their discussion and examples they model patterns of thought which beginning researchers need to develop. Most of the ...more