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Proc Biol Sci. 2000 Aug 22;267(1453):1603-10.

Invasion speeds in fluctuating environments.

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  • 1Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA 02543-1049, USA. mneubert@whoi.edu

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  • Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2000 Dec 22;267(1461):2568-9.

Abstract

Biological invasions are increasingly frequent and have dramatic ecological and economic consequences. A key to coping with invasive species is our ability to predict their rates of spread. Traditional models of biological invasions assume that the environment is temporally constant. We examine the consequences for invasion speed of periodic and stochastic fluctuations in population growth rates and in dispersal distributions.

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