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Research Institutes

Instituto de Zoología y Ecología Tropical
At Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas. I did my bachelor and master studies there.
Theoretical Biology Group
At the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. This where I did my PhD.
Centre for Biodiversity Theory and Modelling
Part of the Station d'Ecologie Expèrimentale du CNRS à Moulis, France.
Laboratory of Theoretical Ecology
At the Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in České Budějovice. I work here.
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Ecology and evolution

Quantitative Population Ecology
Alexei Sharov's online lectures on population ecology. It is a good first introduction to mathematical models and statistical models used in the study of populations and ecological interactions
Elements of Physical Biology
By Alfred J.Lotka. One of the first comprehensive books of the emerging field of mathematical biology
Variazioni e fluttuazioni del numero d'individui in specie animali conviventi [PDF]
Vito Volterra's competition and predator-prey models
The Struggle for Existence
By Georgii Frantsevich Gause. This book describes the first experimental tests of the theories of Lotka and Volterra. Gause is the originator of the "Competitive Exclusion Principle"
Darwin Online
Darwin Online is the largest and most widely consulted edition of the writings of Darwin ever published
R. A. Fisher Digital Archive
R. A. Fisher's extraordinary contributions to statistical theory and methods, experimental design, scientific inference, evolutionary biology and genetics have had far-reaching consequences in many branches of human thought and endeavour
The Unofficial Stephen Jay Gould Archive
On this website you will find articles by Gould and his colleagues focusing on the finer points of his work, the nature of life's evolution, and the general ontogeny of evolutionary theory
A History of the Ecological Sciences
by Frank N. Egerton. Available at the Ecological Society of America
This site hosts many interesting papers and books about evolution. There is also plenty of resources on palæontology
Principles of Evolution, Ecology and Behavior
This course presents the principles of evolution, ecology, and behavior for students beginning their study of biology and of the environment
List of Textbooks on Ecological Modelling
Compiled by Michael Knorrenschild from the internet
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Other sciences

Electronic Statistics Textbook
StatSoft has freely provided the Electronic Statistics Textbook as a public service since the mid-'90s
Scholarpedia is an online encyclopedia that focuses on the fields of computational neuroscience, touch, dynamical systems, computational intelligence, physics and astrophysics
Principia Cybernetica Electronic Library
This electronic library provides free, downloadable copies of basic books on cybernetics and systems science
The Feynman Lectures on Physics
Enjoy reading a high-quality up-to-date copy of Feynman's legendary lectures
HAKMEM, alternatively known as AI Memo 239, is a February 1972 "memo" (technical report) of the MIT AI Lab that describes a wide variety of hacks, primarily useful and clever algorithms for mathematical computation
The Matrix Cookbook
Matrix identities, relations and approximations. A desktop reference for quick overview of mathematics of matrices
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Free and open academic resources

Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
Public Library of Science is a nonprofit open access scientific publishing project aimed at creating a library of open access journals and other scientific literature under an open content license
DataDryad.org is a curated general-purpose repository that makes the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable
Ecology and Society
Ecology and Society is an electronic, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal devoted to the rapid dissemination of current research
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GNU/ Linux
A free (as in freedom, not as in price), stable and secure operating system. There are many distributions of GNU/Linux, with thousands of packages available. I use Debian and Kubuntu.
Portable Apps
PortableApps.com is the world's most popular portable software solution allowing you to take your favorite software with you.
LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a graphical interface.
Open source bibliography reference manager and bibtex editor. Excellent in combination with LyX.
The GNU Scientific Library (GSL) is a numerical library for C and C++ programmers. It is free software under the GNU General Public License. The library provides a wide range of mathematical routines such as random number generators, special functions and least-squares fitting.
GNU Octave
GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language, primarily intended for numerical computations. Octave is mostly compatible with MATLAB.
The R Project
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is nowadays considered the de-facto standard for the development of statistical software
Populus is composed of several models that simulate several aspects of population biology and evolutionary ecology.
XPPAUT is a general numerical tool for simulating, animating, and analyzing dynamical systems.
Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. Mission: Creating a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab.
Simulating Ecological and Evolutionary Systems in C
Not "software" but a book (download available). The webpage has the C source codes used in the book.
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News for Nerds. Stuff that Matters
News and articles on Science and Technology
Environmental news
Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
News, jobs, courses, questions & answers
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Ancient wisdom

A Beginner's Guide to HTML
How to make webpages like it's 1996!
Anthony's Icon Library
Est. 1991, many images here were taken from this website
Fravia's web-searching lore
Advanced Internet searching strategies & advice. Resources for basic, advanced & deep web seekers.
Web site dedicated to preserving the digital documents that contain the history of the BBS world and various subcultures
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Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works.
The Internet Archive
Browse and read over 5 million books and items from over 1,500-curated collections.
Library Genesis
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Serious stuff

Research in progress
We regret to inform you that your paper has not been accepted . . .
Academia Obscura
The lighter side of Academia. Silly, not stupid
Please be patient
This page is under construction!
A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language
The Curch of the Subgenius
Become an Ordained Minister NOW ...
The Curch of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
Become an pastafarian, ramen ...
The Darwin Awards
Natural selection deems that some individuals serve as a warning to others
Improbable Research
Ig Nobel Prize givers
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