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Estimating Future Population Numbers for Whooping Cranes Using the Logistic Equation

by Frederick Geller


Submitted : Fall 2014

By using the logistic equation, future numbers of individuals for a given time can be estimated. This can be used to predict growth of a population over time. Whooping Cranes are an endangered species whose numbers have increased since the mid 20th century. By using data on the number of individuals per year for a flock, the growth can be predicted for different carrying capacities. 



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Advisors :
Arcadii Grinshpan, Mathematics and Statistics
Bryan Booth, School of Geosciences
Suggested By :
Frederick Geller