# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

February  2021, 14(2): 695-721. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2020362

## Lipschitz stability for the growth rate coefficients in a nonlinear Fisher-KPP equation

 Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, UMR CNRS 5219, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse Ⅲ, 118 route de Narbonne, 31 062 Toulouse Cedex 4, France

* Corresponding author: Judith Vancostenoble

Received  November 2019 Revised  February 2020 Published  May 2020

We consider a reaction-diffusion model of biological invasion in which the evolution of the population is governed by several parameters among them the intrinsic growth rate $\mu(x)$. The knowledge of this growth rate is essential to predict the evolution of the population, but it is a priori unknown for exotic invasive species. We prove uniqueness and unconditional Lipschitz stability for the corresponding inverse problem, taking advantage of the positivity of the solution inside the spatial domain and studying its behaviour near the boundary with maximum principles. Our results complement previous works by Cristofol and Roques [11,13].

Citation: Patrick Martinez, Judith Vancostenoble. Lipschitz stability for the growth rate coefficients in a nonlinear Fisher-KPP equation. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 2021, 14 (2) : 695-721. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2020362
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