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DATLife – The Demography of Aging across the Tree of Life – Database

Conducted by Alexander Scheuerlein; James W. Vaupel, Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Owen R. Jones, Annette Baudisch, Fernando Colchero, Dalia Amor Conde Ovando, Hal Caswell; in Collaboration with Jean-Michel Gaillard (University of Lyon, Villeurbanne, France), Jean-Dominique Lebreton (University of Montpellier, France), Jean-François Lemaitre (University of Lyon, Villeurbanne, France)

The Demography of Aging across the Tree of Life Database (DATLife) provides a platform that stores and provides access to data on various measures of mortality and fertility across a variety of taxa.Detailed description

 

Current Job Offer

Student assistant
We are seeking a Student Assistant to assist in the collection of published datasets on age-specific mortality in vertebrates.

Research keywords: Biodemography; Ageing, Mortality and Longevity; Life Course; Data and Surveys

Publications

Colchero, F.; Rau, R.; Jones, O. R.; Barthold, J. A.; Conde, D. A.; Lenart, A.; Németh, L.; Scheuerlein. A.; Schöley, J.; Torres, C.; Zarulli, V.; Altmann, J.; Brockman, D. K.; Bronikowski, A. M.; Fedigan, L. M.; Pusey, A. E.; Stoinski, T. S.; Strier, K. B.; Baudisch, A.; Alberts, S. C.; Vaupel, J. W.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113:48, E7681-E7690 (2016).
Salguero-Gomez, R.; Jones, O. R.; Archer, C. R.; Bein, C.; de Buhr, H.; Farack, C.; Gottschalk, F.; Hartmann, A.; Henning, A.; Hoppe, G.; Römer, G.; Ruoff, T.; Sommer, V.; Wille, J.; Voigt, J.; Zeh, S.; Vieregg, D.; Buckley, Y. M.; Che-Castaldo, J.; Hodgson, D.; Scheuerlein. A.; Caswell, H.; Vaupel, J. W.:
Journal of Animal Ecology 85:2, 371-384 (2016).
Jones, O. R.; Scheuerlein. A.; Salguero-Gomez, R.; Camarda, C. G.; Schaible, R.; Casper, B. B.; Dahlgren, J. P.; Ehrlén, J.; Garcia, M. B.; Menges, E. S.; Quintana-Ascencio, P. F.; Caswell, H.; Baudisch, A.; Vaupel, J. W.:
Nature 505:7482, 169-173 (2014).
Conde Ovando, D. A.; Flesness, N.; Colchero, F.; Jones, O. R.; Scheuerlein. A.:
Science 331:6023, 1390-1391 (2011).
Carey, J. R.; Vaupel, J. W.:
In: Poston, Jr., D. L.; Micklin, M. (Eds.): Handbook of population, 625-658. New York [et al.]: Springer (2005).
Kraus, C.; Thomson, D. L.; Künkele, J.; Trillmich, F.:
Journal of Animal Ecology 74:1, 171-180 (2005).
Vaupel, J. W.:
In: Waite, L. J. (Ed.): Aging, health, and public policy: demographic and economic perspectives, 48-62. New York: Population Council (2005).
Vaupel, J. W.:
In: Carey, J. R.; Tuljapurkar, S. (Eds.): Life span: evolutionary, ecological, and demographic perspectives, 258-269. New York: Population Council (2003).
Carey, J. R.; Judge, D. S.:
Odense: Odense University Press (2000).
Pletcher, S. D.; Neuhauser, C.:
International Journal of Modern Physics/C 11:3, 525-546 (2000).

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