The book “Integrodifference Equations in Spatial Ecology” by Frithjof Lutscher appeared in the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics series by Springer.

The Preface and Table of Contents can be found here.

The book offers the first thorough introduction to and comprehensive treatment of the theory and applications of integrodifference equations in spatial ecology.  The book contains step-by-step model construction, explicitly solvable models, abstract theory and numerical recipes for integrodifference equations. The theory in the book is motivated and illustrated by many examples from conservation biology, biological invasions, pattern formation and other areas. In this way, the book conveys the more general message that bringing mathematical approaches and ecological questions together can generate novel insights into applications and fruitful challenges that spur future theoretical developments. The book is suitable for graduate students and experienced researchers in mathematical ecology alike.