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Patch-occupancy dynamics in fragmented landscapes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21236796     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Recent work on the dynamics of species living In fragmented landscapes has produced much Information on patterns of habitat patch occupancy in a wide range of organisms. Building on an elementary Markov chain model of patch occupancy, a family of Incidence-function models can be constructed for particular kinds of metapopulations. These models can be parameterized with field data on patch occupancy, and the models can be used to make quantitative predictions about specific metapopulations. This approach provides a potentially powerful tool for the management of reserve networks and species living in fragmented landscapes.
Authors:
I Hanski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Trends in ecology & evolution (Personal edition)     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0169-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  Trends Ecol. Evol. (Amst.)     Publication Date:  1994 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805125     Medline TA:  Trends Ecol Evol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 1994. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Affiliation:
Ilkka Hanski is at the Dept of Zoology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 17 (P. Rautatiekatu 13), FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland.
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