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Demographic Stochastic Models

Ecological Statistics

  1. Jay M. Ver Hoef

Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vap031m.pub2

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Ver Hoef, J. M. 2013. Demographic Stochastic Models . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 2.

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  1. Alaska Fisheries Science Center/NOAA, Seattle, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2013


Population viability analysis is the application and study of extinction effects in ecological population modeling. Population viability analysis has important applications for studying the global and local extinction of populations. It attempts to identify threats to populations and then evaluate the probability that the population will persist to some future time.