Chapter 3. Models of Population Dynamics

  1. Michael J. Conroy and
  2. John P. Carroll

Published Online: 10 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303155.ch3

Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates

Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates

How to Cite

Conroy, M. J. and Carroll, J. P. (2009) Models of Population Dynamics, in Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303155.ch3

Author Information

  1. University of Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190985

Online ISBN: 9781444303155



  • modeling population dynamics;
  • balance equation of population growth;
  • basic balance equation “BIDE” (birth–death–immigration–emigration) model;
  • density-independent (geometric) population growth;
  • populations - age-structured growth;
  • logistic population growth;
  • spatial structure and population growth;
  • building basic dynamic population models


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Balance equation of population growth