Eco-evolutionary dynamics of range shifts: elastic margins and critical thresholds.

  title={Eco-evolutionary dynamics of range shifts: elastic margins and critical thresholds.},
  author={Roslyn C. Henry and Greta Bocedi and Justin M. J. Travis},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
It is widely recognised that the response of a population to environmental change will be determined by the eco-evolutionary dynamics of dispersal. Here, modelling the evolution of dispersal distance within a species structured across an environmental gradient yields some important general insights. First, it demonstrates that 'elastic' ranges are more likely features of range-shifting dynamics than has been recently reported; when dispersal distance, rather than simply emigration rate, is… CONTINUE READING

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