Model and Simulations of a Wood Frog Population

Nofe Al-Asuoad, Roumen Anguelov, Keith Berven, Meir Shillor


This work presents and simulates a mathematical model  for the dynamics of a population of Wood Frogs. The model consists of a system of five coupled impulsive differential equations for the larvae, juveniles (early, middle, and late) and the mature adult populations. A simulation result depicts possible dynamics of the frogs' population when during one year the larvae population dies out. This provides a tool for the study of the resilience of the population and the conditions that may lead to its survival and flourishing or extinction.


population dynamics; compartmental model; Wood Frog, impulsive ODEs; simulations;

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