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  1. Core Text 5 items
    1. Population Ecology: A Unified Study of Animals and Plants - Michael Begon, Martin Mortimer, David J. Thompson 1996

      Book Recommended

    2. Population Ecology: A Unified Study of Animals and Plants - Michael Begon, Martin Mortimer, David J. Thompson 1996 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

    3. A Primer of Ecology - Nicholas J. Gotelli 2008

      Book Recommended

    4. Community Ecology - Peter Jay Morin 2011

      Book Recommended

    5. Community Ecology - Peter Jay Morin 2011 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

  2. The Dynamics of a Single Species 13 items
    1. Lecture 1: Exponential Growth 3 items
      1. Exponential Population Growth - Nicholas G. Gotelli 2008

        Chapter Essential

      2. Intraspecific Competition - Michael Begon, Martin Mortimer, David J. Thompson 1996

        Chapter Essential

      3. Intraspecific Competition - Michael Begon, Martin Mortimer, David J. Thompson 1996

        Chapter Essential

    2. Lecture 2: Stability, Cycles and Chaos 10 items
      1. Logistic Population Growth - Nicholas G. Gotelli 2008

        Chapter Essential

      2. Intraspecific Competition - Michael Begon, Martin Mortimer, David J. Thompson 1996

        Chapter Essential Only pages 52-66.

      3. Intraspecific Competition - Michael Begon, Martin Mortimer, David J. Thompson 1996

        Chapter Essential Only pages 52-66.

      4. Experimentally Induced Transitions in the Dynamic Behaviour of Insect Populations - R. F. Costantino, J. M. Cushing, Brian Dennis, Robert A. Desharnais 1995

        Article Essential

      5. Chaos in a Cup of Flour - Pejman Rohani, David J.D. Earn 1997

        Article Essential

      6. Population Viability Analysis - John M. Fryxell, Anthony R.E. Sinclair, Graeme Caughley 2014

        Chapter Essential

      7. Population Viability Analysis - John M. Fryxell, Anthony R. E. Sinclair, Graeme Caughley 2014

        Chapter Essential

      8. Exponential Population Growth - Nicholas G. Gotelli 2008

        Chapter Essential

  3. Two Competitive Species- Competitive Exclusion; Apparent Competition: 19 items
    1. Lecture 3: Two Competing Species 12 items
      1. Competition - Nicholas Gotelli 2008

        Chapter Essential

      2. Competition: Mechanisms, Models and Niches - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential (pp.29-40 in first edition)

      3. Competition: Mechanisms, Models and Niches - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential (pp.29-40 in first edition)

      4. Competition: Experiments, Observations and Null Models - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential pp. 67-96 in first edition.

      5. Competition: Experiments, Observations and Null Models - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential pp. 67-96 in first edition.

      6. Competition for Food in Protozoa - G. F. Gause 2003

        Chapter Essential

      7. Floating Plant Dominance as a Stable State - Marten Scheffer, Sándor Szabó 2003

        Article Essential

      8. Interspecific Competition - Michael Begon, Martin Mortimer, David J. Thompson 1996

        Chapter Further

      9. Interspecific Competition - Michael Begon, Martin Mortimer, David J. Thompson 1996

        Chapter Further

      10. High-Amplitude Fluctuations and Alternative Dynamical States of Midges in Lake Myvatn - Anthony R. Ives, Árni Einarsson, Vincent A. A. Jansen, Arnthor Gardarsson 2008

        Article Further

      11. Chronic Sublethal Stress Causes Bee Colony Failure - John Bryden, Richard J. Gill, Robert A. A. Mitton, Nigel E. Raine 2013

        Article Further

    2. Lecture 4: Apparent Competition, Alternative Stable States 7 items
      1. Indirect Effects - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Recommended pp.205-212 first edition. Somewhat less information in 1st edition.

      2. Indirect Effects - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Recommended pp.205-212 first edition. Somewhat less information in 1st edition.

      3. Apparent Competition Structures Ecological Assemblages - M. B. Bonsall, M. P. Hassell 1997

        Article Recommended

      4. Experimental Evidence for Apparent Competition in a Tropical Forest Food Web - Rebecca J. Morris, Owen T. Lewis, H. Charles J. Godfray 2004

        Article Recommended

      5. Evidence for and Against the Existence of Alternate Attractors on Coral Reefs - Peter J. Mumby, Robert S. Steneck, Alan Hastings 2013

        Article Recommended

      6. Thresholds and the Resilience of Caribbean Coral Reefs - Peter J. Mumby, Alan Hastings, Helen J. Edwards 2007

        Article Recommended

      7. Catastrophic Shifts in Ecosystems - Marten Scheffer, Steve Carpenter, Jonathan A. Foley, Carl Folke 2001

        Article Recommended

  4. Metapopulations and Movement 11 items
    1. Lecture 5: Metapopulations 7 items
      1. Essential Reading 3 items
        1. Beyond Population Ecology - Michael Begon 1996

          Chapter Essential

        2. Beyond Population Ecology - Michael Begon 1996

          Chapter Essential

      2. Further Reading 4 items
        1. Metapopulation Dynamics - Nicholas G. Gotelli 2008

          Chapter Further

        2. Metapopulation Ecology - Ilkka Hanski 1999

          Book Further

    2. Lecture 6: Movement 4 items
      1. Essential Reading 4 items
  5. Trophic Interactions & Spatial Dynamics: 9 items
    1. Lecture 7: Trophic Interactions 3 items
      1. Predation - Nicholas Gotelli 2008

        Chapter Essential

      2. Predation and Communities - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential

      3. Predation and Communities - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential

    2. Lecture 8: Spatial Dynamics 6 items
      1. Models of Predation in Simple Communities - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential

      2. Spatial Dynamics, Recruitment Limited Patterns and Island Biogeography - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential Old version page pp.275-290.

      3. Spatial Dynamics, Recruitment Limited Patterns and Island Biogeography - Peter Jay Morin 2011

        Chapter Essential Old version page pp.275-290.

      4. Spatial Structure and Chaos in Insect Population Dynamics - Michael P. Hassell, Hugh N. Comins, Robert M. Mayt 1991

        Article Essential

  6. Pathogens & Hosts; Epidemiological Case Study: 12 items
    1. Lecture 9: Pathogens and Hosts 2 items
      1. Mathematical Models of Vaccination - A. Scherer 2002

        Article Essential

    2. Lecture 10: Epidemiological Case Study 10 items
      1. Recommended Reading: 4 items
        1. Ecology and Evolution of the Flu - David J.D. Earn, Jonathan Dushoff, Simon A. Levin 2002

          Article Recommended

        2. The 2009 a (H1N1) Influenza Virus Pandemic: A Review - Marc P. Girard, John S. Tam, Olga M. Assossou, Marie Paule Kieny 2010

          Article Recommended

        3. Facts about Ebola - World Health Organisation

          Article Recommended

      2. Further Background Reading: 6 items
        there is a wealth of literature on this subject that increases (and dates) quickly. Two interesting sources that give good information are the Health Protection Agency (HPA ) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
        1. Strategies for Containing an Emerging Influenza Pandemic in Southeast Asia - Neil M. Ferguson, Derek A.T. Cummings, Simon Cauchemez, Christophe Fraser 2005

          Article Further

  7. Topic 6: 6 items
    1. Lecture 11: The Ecological Niche 2 items
    2. Lecture 12: Plant Succession 4 items
      1. Plant-Soil Feedbacks: A Meta-Analytical Review - Andrew Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, John R. Stevens 2008

        Article Essential

  8. Topic 7: 11 items
    1. Lecture 13: Species Richness 4 items
      1. How Many Species Are There on Earth and in the Ocean? - Camilo Mora, Derek P. Tittensor 2011

        Article Essential

      2. Out of the Tropics: Evolutionary Dynamics of the Latitudinal Diversity Gradient - David Jablonski, Kaustuv Roy, James W. Valentine 2006

        Article Essential

    2. Lecture 14: Rarity 7 items
      1. Contribution of Rarity and Commonness to Patterns of Species Richness - Jack J. Lennon, Patricia Koleff, Jeremy J. D. Greenwood, Kevin J. Gaston 2003

        Article Essential

      2. The State of Nature Report

        Article Essential file:///C:/Users/udyl011/Downloads/State%20of%20Nature%20report%20(1).pdf

      3. The State of Nature Report 2016

        Article Essential file:///C:/Users/udyl011/Downloads/State%20of%20Nature%20UK%20report_%2020%20Sept_tcm9-424984.pdf

  9. Topic 8: 13 items
    1. Lecture 15: Diversity and Stability 5 items
      1. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Stability in a Decade-Long Grassland Experiment - David Tilman, Peter B. Reich, Johannes M. H. Knops 2006

        Article Essential

    2. Lecture 16: Disturbance of Communities 8 items
      1. Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Species Invasions - David L. Strayer, Valerie T. Eviner, Jonathan M. Jeschke, Michael L. Pace 2006

        Article Essential

  10. Topic 9: 11 items
    1. Lecture 17: The Role of Body Size 4 items
      1. Shrinking Body Size as an Ecological Response to Climate Change - Jennifer A. Sheridan, David Bickford 2011

        Article Essential

      2. Relationships Between Body Size and Abundance in Ecology - Ethan P. White, S.K. Morgan Ernest, Andrew J. Kerkhoff, Brian J. Enquist 2007

        Article Essential

    2. Lecture 18: Organization of Herbivore Communities 7 items
      1. Biodiversity Hotspots for Conservation Priorities - Norman Myers, Russell A. Mittermeier 2000

        Article Essential

      2. Human Population in Biodiversity Hotspots - Richard P. Cincotta, Jennifer Wisnewski, Robert Engelman 2000

        Article Essential

  11. Topic 10: 7 items
    1. Lecture 19: Food Webs 4 items
    2. Lecture 20: Multitrophic Interactions 3 items
      1. Linking Above- and Belowground Multitrophic Interactions of Plants, Herbivores, Pathogens, and Their Antagonists - Wim H. Van der Putten, Louise E.M. Vet, Jeffrey A. Harvey, Felix L. Wäckers 2001

        Article Essential

      2. Trophic Cascades Across Ecosystems - Tiffany M. Knight, Michael W. McCoy 2005

        Article Essential

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