Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes, Volume 2

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: Keith A. Hobson Leonard I. Wassenaar
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123738677
eBook ISBN: 9780080559261
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 9th April 2008
Page Count: 160
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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


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


Ecologists, animal behaviorists, and wildlife managers.


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About the Series Volume Editors

Keith A. Hobson Series Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Environment Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Leonard I. Wassenaar Series Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Environment Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada