Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes

Edited by

  • K.A. Hobson, Environment Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • L.I. Wassenaar, Environment Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

This book provides a consolidated overview of the current knowledge of stable isotopes in terrestrial migration research questions. It offers ecologists and conservation biologists provide a practical handbook for those considering using stable isotopes in their migration research.
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Ecologists, animal behaviorists, and wildlife managers.


Book information

  • Published: April 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373867-7

Table of Contents

1. Animal Migration: A Context for Using New Techniques and Approaches 2. An Introduction to Light Stable Isotopes for Use in Terrestrial Animal Migration Studies3. Applying Isotopic Methods to Tracking Animal Movements4. Isotope Landscapes for Terrestrial Migration Research5. Analysis and Design for Isotope-Based Studies of Migratory Animals6. Future Directions and Challenges for Using Stable Isotopes in Advancing Terrestrial Animal Migration Research