Patchy Distribution and Diffusion

  • Akira Okubo
  • James G. Mitchell
Part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics book series (IAM, volume 14)

Abstract

Biotic populations are usually distributed heterogeneously in their habitats, and the distribution itself is often patchy. In ecology, we conventionally classify the structure of dispersion into three categories: Frequency distributions may be random, uniform (regular), or clumped (contagious) (Fig. 9.1).

Keywords

Internal Wave Convection Cell Patchy Distribution Advance Very High Resolution Radiometer Inertial Subrange 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Okubo
  • James G. Mitchell

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