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Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Joseph A. Veech

Abstract

Habitat is crucial to the survival and reproduction of individual organisms as well as persistence of populations. As such, species-habitat relationships have long been studied, particularly in the field of wildlife ecology and to a lesser extent in the more encompassing discipline of ecology. The habitat requirements of a species largely determine its spatial distribution and abundance in nature. One way to recognize and appreciate the over-riding importance of habitat is to consider that a young organism must find and settle into the appropriate type of habitat as one of the first challenges ... More

Keywords: conservation, dispersal, environmental cue, foraging, habitat requirements, habitat preferences, habitat selection, logistic regression, population, statistical analysis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198829287
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198829287.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph A. Veech, author
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Texas State University, USA