Description

Techniques for Wildlife Investigations emphasizes the design of field studies and the statistical inferences that can be made from observed changes in animal abundance and populations. The information presented here is of value not only for wildlife management but also for social and economic decision-making related to the environmental effects of human activities on wildlife populations. Biologists, ecologists, biometricians, fish and game managers will find this book invaluable in their work.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Provides quantitative criteria for designing effective field experiments * Offers statistical methods for analyzing mark--recapture data * Gives examples and recommendations for implementing field studies

Readership

This is both a practical handbook for experienced wildlife researchers and a textbook for graduate students in ecology and natural resource management programs.

Table of Contents

Statistical Inferences in Experimentation. Use of Preliminary Survey Data. Surveys of Animal Abundance. Comparative Censuses. Manipulative Experiments. Environmental Assessment Studies. General Variance Component Formula. Noncentral F-Tables. Additional Noncentral F-Tables. References. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
237
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1992
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780323139144
Print ISBN:
9780126476750

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