Concepts and Definitions

  • Marcelo Hernán Cassini


This chapter has two objectives. In this introductory section, distribution ecology is defined and the structure of the book is outlined. In the remaining sections, some terms that will be frequently used in the course of the book are defined.


Landscape Ecology Habitat Selection Habitat Patch Intraspecific Competition Distribution Ecology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcelo Hernán Cassini
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  1. 1.National Scientific and Technical Research Council & Luján UniversityBuenos AiresArgentina

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