Nino Maag, Ph.D. student

Website: http://www.popecol.org/team/nino-maag/ Contact: nino.maag@gmail.com   Mechanisms and demographic consequences of dispersal in meerkats   Dispersal is an important process governing the dynamics of spatially and socially structured populations, and the high fitness costs associated with dispersal are likely to induce strong selective pressures on individual social and reproductive strategies. However,…

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Gabriele Cozzi, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Associate

Website: http://www.popecol.org/team/gabriele-cozzi/ Contact: gab.cozzi@gmail.com   Socially informed dispersal in a spatially structured population   For species such as the Kalahari meerkat, that live in socially and spatially structured groups, the presence and distribution of conspecifics are fundamental ecological drivers influencing, among others, aggression and territorial behaviour, breeding strategies, group formation…

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