Description

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.

Key Features

* Presents information for readers to understand how to apply isotopic methods for tracking * Critical information on areas for future research * Practical guidelines and discussions of sample collection, sample preparation, and data analysis * Enhanced understanding of data and statistical analysis in isotope-based studies of migratory animals

Readership

Ecologists, animal behaviorists, and wildlife managers.

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 Studies 3. Applying Isotopic Methods to Tracking Animal Movements 4. Isotope Landscapes for Terrestrial Migration Research 5. Analysis and Design for Isotope-Based Studies of Migratory Animals 6. Future Directions and Challenges for Using Stable Isotopes in Advancing Terrestrial Animal Migration Research

Details

No. of pages:
160
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123738677
Electronic ISBN:
9780080559261