Adaptation, Plasticity, and Extinction in a Changing Environment: Towards a Predictive Theory

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:Chevin, L-M, Lande, R, Mace, GM
Journal:PLoS Biol
Volume:8
Pagination:e1000357+
Date Published:April
Keywords:conservation, ecology, extinction, extirpation, population, theory
Abstract:

The authors analyze developmental, genetic, and demographic mechanisms by which populations tolerate changing environments and discuss empirical methods for determining the critical rate of sustained environmental change that causes population extinction.

URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000357
DOI:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000357
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