Chapter 9. Population Viability Analysis: El Niño Frequency and Penguin Population Persistence

  1. James P. Gibbs,
  2. Malcolm L. Hunter Jr. and
  3. Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch9

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

How to Cite

Gibbs, J. P., Hunter, M. L. and Sterling, E. J. (2009) Population Viability Analysis: El Niño Frequency and Penguin Population Persistence, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • population viability analysis - El Niño frequency and penguin population persistence;
  • population viability analyses (PVA);
  • Galaápagos penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus);
  • global climate change and frequency of El Niño events increasing;
  • modeling dynamics of penguin population in simple spreadsheet;
  • converting conceptual steps into simulation model;
  • quasi-extinction threshold;
  • iterating population model simulating dynamics of penguin population over time

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources