Course Information & Documents





EEB 610: Fall 2007: Introduction to Mathematical Models in Ecology

Syllabus

Schedule

Assigned Readings

Aug 23: None

Aug 28: Computer Lab 1 -- Intro to Spreadsheets

Donovan and Welden (2002)

Aug 30: Discrete Time Population Growth

Gotelli (2001)
Pages 1-13

Sept 4 : Discrete \& Continous Population Growth

Human Population Growth
Coen, J.E. (2003) Human Population: The Next Half Century. Science 302: 1-13

Sept 6: Computer Lab 2 --Exponential Population Growth

Donovan and Welden (2002)

Sept 11: Demographic \& Environmental Stochasticity

Homework

  • Assignment 1 Posted Friday Sept 7. Due Tuesday Sept. 18.
  • Assignment 2 Posted Friday Oct 5. Due Thursday Oct. 18.
  • Links for using Solver function in Excel to minimize the Sums of Squares
  • Assignment 3 Posted Thursday Nov 15. Due Tuesday Dec 4.
  • Contact Information:

     
    Michael A. Gilchrist
    Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
    569 Dabney Hall
    University of Tennessee
    Knoxville, TN 37996-1610
    Tel: (865)974-6453
    Fax: (865)974-3067
    email:     mikeg at utk dot edu
    WWW: http://www.tiem.utk.edu/~mikeg/