Available as download only. This text is in PDF format and the accompanying RAMAS software is designed for Windows-based computers.
This is a 25 user, 1 year version of Conservation Biology with RAMAS EcoLab.
- This product is licensed for use on 25 computers simultaneously, for a period of 12 months.
- It can be installed on up to 100 computers.
- Requires an internet connection during installation and operation for licensing.
This text contains 14 labs that are designed as a teaching tool for introductory undergraduate or high school environmental or ecological laboratory courses. The text also has background information and exercises and suggestions for additional work. An instructor's supplement (available to adopters) includes suggestions for teaching the material, additional reference material, and answers to the questions and exercises.
Students are introduced to a number of important topics that are relevant to environmental studies: biodiversity; population growth; population parameters (demography); density dependence; extinction; conservation of threatened and endangered species; sustainable harvesting; management of wildlife; reintroduction of endangered species; island biogeography; metapopulation biology; human population growth and consumption; and conservation decision-making.
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