population dispersion

population dispersion

[‚päp·yə′lā·shən di′spər·zhən]
(biology)
The spatial distribution at any particular moment of the individuals of a species of plant or animal.
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Population dispersion is expected to influence the jurisdictional aspect of policy requests.
Four municipal associations are used to test for a relationship between municipal population dispersion and the level of government they request to have jurisdiction over policy formation and implementation.
For this reason, they are removed when calculating the population dispersion of associational members.
There is a significant relationship between member population dispersion and the dispersion of resolutions.
This combined approach helps provide a more coherent theory for ecological inference, with the potential to more accurately predict animal movement pattern and population dispersion than is the case with classic approaches.
Population dispersion varied between morning and evening sessions, and seasons (Table VIII) and years (Table IX).
No direct study on quantification of population dispersion is available for this or any other francolin or partridge species.
This treatment I believe is due to population dispersion and location of the Welsh Government.
The geography and population dispersion in the Middle East seems tailor-made for satellite communication solutions.
Economic opportunities in the fur, gun, and horse trade brought Caddos into larger communities, eventually based around trade centers or forts, while some population dispersion resulted from a continuing need to expand fur trapping territories.