This sounds a bit random but it stems from a lecture in statistical genetics which I attended a while ago. We were shown a population lineage graph from which it was clear that most lineages go ...
Out of curiosity, I'd like play around with data of human global demography. Where can I find data that describe the "per region (per continent for example) population size" versus time since the ...
I am interested in creating Bayesian Skyline Plots to look at demographic changes in certain population groups. However, these populations have very little within population variation. Around 5 ...
The average fecundity per woman varies a lot from country to country. I call average fecundity per woman the average number of born children per woman. In Homo sapiens, what was the average fecundity ...
The survival curve/function describes the probability of a given individual to survive to age $x$. In humans, today's survival function is very much influenced by medicine. This leads me to wonder ...
In graphs of survivorship curves, I'm seeing that the Type II curves are straight lines, and the supplementary text says that the mortality rate is constant (i.e. the slope of the line is constant). ...
Is anyone aware of any attempts to count or approximate the number of trees there are in Sweden or Scandinavia? I have a small popular science side project for which this would be useful