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Animal Movement Across Scales$
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Lars-Anders Hansson and Susanne Åkesson

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199677184

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.001.0001

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A synthesis of animal movement across scales

A synthesis of animal movement across scales

(p.259) Chapter 14 A synthesis of animal movement across scales
Animal Movement Across Scales

Lars-Anders Hansson

Susanne Åkesson

Christer Brönmark

Ben B. Chapman

Anders Hedenström

Johan Hollander

Christoffer Johansson

Miriam Liedvogel

Åke Lindström

Max Lundberg

Rachel Muheim

Jan-Åke Nilsson

Henrik G. Smith

Glenn P. Svensson

Helena Westerdahl

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This chapter aims at synthesizing the knowledge presented in the chapters of the book’s three sections by addressing evolutionary compromises, dispersal, gene flow, and assisted movements. How climate change and other environmental changes at different scales may affect animal movement, migration, and dispersal in the future are also summarized here. Moreover, how the different senses are utilized for navigation and orientation and how these may lead to different movement and migration patterns are also discussed. Finally, how the recent technical revolution has affected animal movement research is addressed and the view on future perspectives of animal movement research is also provided.

Keywords:   migration, movement, dispersal, navigation, orientation, technical development, gene flow, assisted movement, evolutionary compromises

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