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Conservation Biology - 10. PVAs

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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 3130
Professor
Andrew Mac Dougall
Semester
Winter

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Conservation Biology Lecture Notes10 PVAsKey question How small a population size is too smallSmall populations can go extinct even if the expected bd0 there is safety in numbersConservation PlanningQuantitative methods are needed to assess viability of threatened and endangered populations in these plansPopulation viability analysis is a set of tools for quantifying the current and future status of populations of conservation interestPopulation Viability AnalysisUsed to understand the persistence of populations over timeRequires longterm data sets and an indepth understanding of the species biologydormancy survival rates seed bank dynamics reproductive rates age of reproductive maturity impacts of stochasticevents mortalitySynthesis of knowledge about a species its environment and human actions in a model of population dynamicsBirthsDeathsPopulation size NRestoration implications
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