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Lecture 17

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Department
Biology
Course
BIO120H1
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Summer

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Lecture 17 -Defining population can be formalized by looking at the demographic process, which accounts for parameters that alter populations (births, deaths, number then, and etc.) -A sample must be conducted to measure the number of individuals in a population -Often one cannot guess at what a population is and must use an indices of abundances to measure it -Important for measuring the size of a population, one must look at the distribution of organisms within a population -Most often these distributions are not random -The congregation of individuals in an area allows organisms to better be alert to a danger -Population change can be predicted by survivorship curves which is constructed through looking at how often and likely organisms survive -In humans surviv
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