Special Issue "Climate Sensitive Ecological and Dynamical Models of Insects"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 October 2023 | Viewed by 4860
Interests: dynamical modelling and analysis; parameter inference; model selection; sensitivity analysis; data visualization
Urbanisation, globalisation, habitat loss, and climate change associated with range expansion of invasive species are expected to result in ecosystem disruptions, biodiversity loss, and an increased probability of infectious disease emergence. Understanding the complex links between insects, the key components of many ecosystems and pathogen transmission cycles, and their environment through mathematical and statistical modelling has become essential tools in efforts to anticipate current and potential future threats to human, animal, and ecosystem health. This Special Issue will report recent discoveries and review key subject areas in the broad field of climate-sensitive ecological and dynamical modelling of insects, as well as the utilization of meteorological datasets, remote sensing, citizen science, and traditional surveillance to develop new solutions for prediction, protection, and/or control of native and invasive insect species.
Dr. Kamil Erguler
Dr. David Roy
Manuscript Submission Information
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- population dynamics
- mechanistic modelling
- parameter inference
- model selection
- sensitivity analysis
- ecological niche modelling
- remote sensing
- citizen science
- climate change
- one health