Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates
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Description: The conservation of vertebrate populations is a large component of many conservation projects and courses. This book offers a readable and comprehensive guide to conservation study techniques including the use of computer models, data analysis and study design, population monitoring, and decision making. The book is ideal for senior undergraduates undertaking their first research project and beginning graduate students.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/27/2009
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
|Companion website and CD-ROM|
|Introduction: the role of science in conservation|
|Basic concepts in scientific investigations for conservation|
|Using models in conservation biology|
|Models of population dynamics|
|Applying population models to conservation|
|Basics of study design and analysis|
|Conservation studies and monitoring programs|
|General principles of estimation|
|Occupancy (presence-Absence) analysis|
|Sample counts for abundance estimation|
|Distance sampling for estimating density and abundance|
|Capture-mark-recapture studies for estimating abundance and density|
|Estimation of survival from radiotelemetry, nesting success studies, and age distributions|
|Mack-recapture for estimating survival, recruitment, abundance, and movement rates|
|Analysis of habitat|
|Estimation of species richness and other community parameters|
|Integrating modeling monitoring for conservation|
|Elements of conservation decision making|
|Accounting for uncertainty in conservation decisions|
|Learning and adaptive management|
|Case study: decision modeling and adaptive management for declining grassland birds in the southeastern USA|
|Summary and recommendations|
|Statistical and modeling programs available on the worldwide web|
|Other internet resources|
|Modeling and statistical notation|
|Key to abundance and parameter estimation|