Required Readings: Population Ecology, ZOO 4400/5400 Spring '08

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Items listed as Text are from the required text by Gotelli.
I will put all non-Text readings on WyoWeb (in PDF format). 

Go to instructions for accessing documents in WyoWeb.

Note: I may add readings during the semester.  You are responsible for any such additions.
The numbers of the readings correspond (at least roughly) to the lecture number with which they are associated.
The numbers may change -- I will try to update the reading list on the web pages.

Number     Author(s)         Title or page numbers                                           Location

1.          Gotelli                     To The Student (section at beginning of text)                          Text
2.          Wilson & Bossert    How to learn population biology (Ch. 1)                                ON WYOWEB
3.          Hairston                   Ch. 1 of Ecological Experiments                                            ON WYOWEB
4a.        Gotelli                      Chapter 1 (exponential growth)                                             Text
4b.        Gotelli                     Appendix (pp. 203-214)                                                         Text
5.          Gotelli                      Chapter 2 (logistic growth)                                                   Text
8.          Gotelli                      pp. 50-56 (vital rates)                                                            Text
11.        Gotelli                      pp. 56-79 (matrix models)                                                    Text
14a.      Kareiva                    When one whale matters. Nature 414: 493-494 (N&V)      ON WYOWEB
14b.      Fujiwara & Caswell     Demography of …right whale. Nature 414: 537-541.      ON WYOWEB
18.        Gotelli                     Ch. 5 (interspecific competition)                                           Text
21a.      Gotelli                   Ch. 6 (predation)                                                                   Text
21b.      Saether                  2001. N&V on Crooks mesopredator paper           
             ON WYOWEB
21c.      Crooks and Soulé        1999. Nature 400: 563-566.                                               ON WYOWEB
25.        Marquis & Whelan     1994. Insectivorous birds… & …white oak. Ecol. 75: 2007-2014 ON WYOWEB
29.        Turchin et al.          2000. Are lemmings predators or prey? Nature 405: 562-565 ON WYOWEB
30.         McLaren & Peterson   1994. Wolves, moose and tree rings on Isle Royale. Science 2666: 1555-15558    ON WYOWEB
31a.       May                        1999. Crash tests for real. Nature 398: 371-372 (N&V on Korpimaki and Hudson)  ON WYOWEB
31b.       Korpimaki & Norrdahl   1998. Experimental reduction of predators…Ecol. 79: 2448-2455 ON WYOWEB
31c.       Hudson et al.         1999. Science 282: 2256-22                                                  ON WYOWEB

Finding required readings:

You can download various required readings (in PDF format) and other files by going to WyoWeb.

1) Go to the WyoWeb page (by going to the UW home page and clicking the WyoWeb link)
2) Log in (your campus username and password)
3) Click the "Student" tab near the top of the page
4) Near the upper left of the resulting window you should see a box that says "My Courses."
Click on the blue words "For Spring 2007 courses, click here"
5) In the next page, the biggest area should be labeled "Courses I'm taking"
6) Hit the "Population Ecology" link
7) On the Population Ecology page, the box near the upper left will have a link called "Files."  Click that. 
8) That will bring up a window that has a list of the PDF or other files.  Click their links to download them.  

Required readings are listed by the author's name and then, just before the ".pdf" extension, with the ID number for the reading.  The ID number is roughly equivalent to the Lecture number in the syllabus.  For example, "Crooks_mesopredator21c.pdf" is Reading # 21c, Kevin Crooks's paper on mesopredator release, which I plan to discuss in Lecture 21. 

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