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Habitat-driven extinctions: insights from spatially implicit ODE models 

October 16 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Speaker:  Kate Meyer, Cornell University
Abstract: Biodiversity underpins ecosystem functioning but continues to decline on a global scale. Among human activities driving this trend, habitat destruction is a leading culprit in local and global extinctions. Simple mathematical models can address important questions surrounding habitat-driven extinctions—for example, which species are at highest risk, how delayed might extinction be, and what can be done about it? Exploring these questions in a spatially implicit ODE model leads us to new mathematical territory involving temporary parameter changes and nonequilibrium dynamics.
Host: Jasper Weinburd (jweinburd@hmc.edu)

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Date:
October 16
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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Speaker Name
Kate Meyer

Details

Date:
October 16
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Event Category:

Other

Speaker Name
Kate Meyer