Although the spatial dimension of ecosystem dynamics is now widely recognized, the specific mechanisms behind species patterning in space are still poorly understood and the corresponding theoretical framework is underdeveloped. Going beyond the classical Turing scenario of pattern formation, Spatiotemporal Patterns in Ecology and Epidemiology:

part I|2 pages


chapter 1|8 pages

Ecological patterns in time and space

chapter 2|8 pages

An overview of modeling approaches

part II|2 pages

Models of temporal dynamics

chapter 3|28 pages

Classical one population models

chapter 4|62 pages

Interacting populations

chapter 6|28 pages

Epidemic models

chapter 7|32 pages

Ecoepidemic systems

part III|2 pages

Spatiotemporal dynamics and pattern formation: deterministic approach

chapter 8|6 pages

Spatial aspect: diffusion as a paradigm

chapter 9|50 pages

Instabilities and dissipative structures

chapter 10|34 pages

Patterns in the wake of invasion

chapter 11|44 pages

Biological turbulence

chapter 12|38 pages

Patchy invasion

part IV|2 pages

Spatiotemporal patterns and noise

chapter 14|6 pages

Noise-induced pattern transitions

chapter 15|22 pages

Epidemic spread in a stochastic environment

chapter 16|6 pages

Noise-induced pattern formation