Dispersal Ecology and Evolution

Paperback | October 22, 2012

EditorJean Clobert, Michel Baguette, Tim G. Benton

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Now that so many ecosystems face rapid and major environmental change, the ability of species to respond to these changes by dispersing or moving between different patches of habitat can be crucial to ensuring their survival. Understanding dispersal has become key to understanding howpopulations may persist. Dispersal Ecology and Evolution provides a timely and wide-ranging overview of the fast expanding field of dispersal ecology, incorporating the very latest research. The causes, mechanisms, and consequences of dispersal at the individual, population, species, and community levels are considered.Perspectives and insights are offered from the fields of evolution, behavioural ecology, conservation biology, and genetics. Throughout the book theoretical approaches are combined with empirical data, and care has been taken to include examples from as wide a range of species as possible - both plant and animal.

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Now that so many ecosystems face rapid and major environmental change, the ability of species to respond to these changes by dispersing or moving between different patches of habitat can be crucial to ensuring their survival. Understanding dispersal has become key to understanding howpopulations may persist. Dispersal Ecology and Evolu...

Jean Clobert is Research Director at the CNRS and is currently heading the "Station d'Ecologie Exeprimentale du CNRS a Moulis". He is also director of the Infrastructure ANAEE-S grouping all experimental research stations of the CNRS and INRA in France. Having published more than 250 regular papers in peer-reviewed journals and book c...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:520 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:October 22, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Jean Clobert, Michel Baguette, Tim G. Benton, and James M. Bullock: PrefaceGlossaryJean Clobert: Box 1. The common Lizard (Zootoca vivipara, anciently Lacerta vivipara)Dries Bonte: Box 2: Spiders as a model in dispersal ecology and evolutionIlkka Hanski: Box 3. Spatial structure and dynamics in the Glanville fritillary (Melitaea cinxia) metapopulationPierre-Olivier Cheptou: Box 4. Heterocapy in Crepis sancta (Asteraceae) as a model system to study dispersalPart 1. The Multiple Causes of the Dispersal Process1. Erik Matthysen: Multicausality of dispersal2. Jostein Starrfelt and Hanna Kokko: The multicausal nature of dispersal3. Jean Clobert, Manuel Massot, and Jean-Francois Le Galliard: Multi-determinism in natal dispersal: the common lizard as a model system4. Tim G. Benton and Diana E. Bowler: Dispersal in invertebrates: influences on individual decisions5. Valerie Lehouck, Dries Bonte, Toon Spanhove, and Luc Lens: Integrating context- and stage-dependent effects in studies of frugivorous seed dispersal: an example from south-east KenyaPart 2. The Genetics of Dispersal6. Anthony J. Zera and Jennifer A. Brisson: Quantitative, physiological, and molecular genetics of dispersal/migration7. Renee A. Duckworth: Evolution of genetically integrated strategies8. Christopher W. Wheat: Dispersal genetics: emerging insights from fruitflies, butterfies, and beyond9. Jocelyn C. Hall and Kathleen Donohue: Genetics of plant dispersalPart 3. The Association of Dispersal With Other Life History Traits10. Ophelie Ronce and Jean Clobert: Dispersal syndromes11. Eva Kisdi, Margarete Utz, and Mats Gyllenberg: Evolution of condition-dependent dispersal12. Julien Cote and Jean Clobert: Dispersal syndromes in the common lizard: personality traits, information use and context-dependent dispersal decisions13. Dries Bonte and Marjo Saastamoinen: Dispersal syndromes in butterflies and spiders14. Rafael Rubio de Casas, Charles G. Willis, and Kathleen Donohue: Plant dispersal phenotypes: a seed perspective of maternal habitat selectionPart 4. Distribution of Dispersal Distances: Dispersal Kernels15. Ran Nathan, Etienne Klein, Juan J. Robledo-Arnuncio, and Eloy Revilla: Dispersal kernels: review16. Thomas Hovestadt and Achim Poethke: Evolution and emergence of dispersal kernels - a brief theoretical evaluation17. Luca Borger and John Fryxell: Quantifying individual differences in dispersal using net squared displacement18. Nicolas Schtickzelle, Camille Turlure, and Michel Baguette: Temporal variation in dispersal kernels in a metapopulation of the bog fritillary butterfly (Boloria eunomia)19. Frank M. Schurr: How random is dispersal? From stochasticity to process in the description of seed movementPart 5. Dispersal and Population Spatial Dynamics20. Tim G. Benton and Diana E. Bowler: Linking dispersal to spatial dynamics21. Francois Rousset: Demographic consequences of the selective forces controlling density-dependent dispersal22. Virginie M. Stevens and Aurelie Coulon: Landscape effects on spatial dynamics: the natterjack toad as a case study23. Ilkka Hanski: Dispersal and eco-evolutionary dynamics in the Glanville fritillary butterfly24. Pierre-Olivier Cheptou and Antoine Dornier: Urban metapopulation dynamics and evolution of dispersal traits in the weed Crepis sanctaPart 6. Dispersal and Climate Change25. Jean Francois Le Galliard, Manuel Massot, and Jean Clobert: Dispersal and range dynamics in changing climates: a review26. Justin M.J. Travis and Calvin Dytham: Dispersal and climate change: a review of theory27. Henrik Parn and Bernt-Erik Saether: Influence of temperature on dispersal in two bird species28. Hans Van Dyck: Dispersal under global change - the case of the Pine processionary moth and other insects29. James M. Bullock: Plant dispersal and the velocity of climate changePart 7. Dispersal and Habitat Fragmentation30. Michel Baguette, Delphine Legrand, Helene Freville, and Hans Van Dyck: Evolutionary ecology of dispersal in fragmented landscape31. Calvin Dytham and Justin M. J. Travis: Modelling the effects of habitat fragmentation32. Xavier Lambin, Diane Le Bouille, Matthew K. Oliver, Chris Sutherland, Edoardo Tedesco, and Alex Douglas: High connectivity despite high fragmentation: iterated dispersal in a vertebrate metapopulation33. Hans Van Dyck and Michel Baguette: Dispersal and habitat fragmentation in invertebrates - examples from widespread and localized butterflies34. Olivier Honnay and Hans Jacquemyn: Gene flow allows persistence of a perennial forest herb in a dynamic landscapeConclusion35. Francesco d'Errico, William Banks, and Jean Clobert: Human dispersal: research tools, evidence, mechanismsIndex