Chapter 54: Population Ecology -- KEY TERMS & DEFINITIONS

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Biological Sciences
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BIOA02H3
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Kamini Persaud

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Key TermsChapter 54: Population Ecology 54.1-How do ecologists study populations? - population: consists of individuals of a species within a given area - population structure: the age distribution of individuals in a population and the way those individuals are spread over the environment - population density: the number of individuals of a population per unit of area (or volume) - demographic events: births, deaths , immigration, and emigration - most field studies of animal populations require tagging or marking individuals in some one o microchips o molecular markersused to determine movement of individuals over long distances o statistical methods (capture-mark-recapture method) - cohort: group of individua
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