BooksEcology

A Checkered History

Science  24 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5692, pp. 1913
DOI: 10.1126/science.1102783

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On the Wings of Checkerspots A Model System for Population Biology. Paul R. Ehrlich and Ilkka Hanski, Eds. Oxford University Press, New York, 2004. 391 pp. $64.50, £40. ISBN 0-19-515827-X.

The contributors synthesize results from the editors' long-term research projects in the Bay Area and Finland, which have made important contributions to our understanding of the ecological and evolutionary dynamics of populations and to conservation biology.