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Patterns of Dispersion. Jordan, Tim and Tom. Three types of Dispersion. Clumped Uniform Random Provide insight into social interactions in populations and environmental characteristics at a local level. Clumped.

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Patterns of dispersion

Patterns of Dispersion

Jordan, Tim and Tom


Three types of dispersion

Three types of Dispersion

  • Clumped

  • Uniform

  • Random

    Provide insight into social interactions in populations and environmental characteristics at a local level.


Clumped

Clumped

  • A clumped dispersion describes a group of like organisms clustered around certain thing(s), such as food and water.


Why clumped

WHY?- Clumped

  • May be associated with mating behavior

  • Increase effectiveness of predators (pack animals

  • Safety in numbers

  • Aptitude of environment (soil quality)


Uniform

Uniform

  • An even dispersion of organisms due to environmental factors.


Why uniform

Why?- Uniform

  • Antagonistic social interactions: territoriality

  • Competition for resources

  • Some plants secrete chemicals that inhibit the germination of nearby plants.


Random

Random

  • The random dispersion of organisms that it independent of other individual organisms of the same species


Why random

Why?-Random

  • Completely unpredictable dispersion of organisms

  • Due to absence of strong attractions or repulsions among individuals

  • i.e. Seeds blown in the wind (Dandelions/Maples)


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