Estimating Animal Abundance: Closed Populations / Edition 1

Estimating Animal Abundance: Closed Populations / Edition 1

by D.L. Borchers, Stephen Stephens, W. Zucchini
     
 

ISBN-10: 1849968853

ISBN-13: 9781849968850

Pub. Date: 12/10/2010

Publisher: Springer London

The first accessible introduction to the many various wildlife assessment methods! This book uses a new approach that makes the full range of methods accessible in a way that has not previously been possible.
Accompanied by free, user-friendly software to get some "hands-on" experience with the methods and how they perform in different contexts.  See more details below

Overview

The first accessible introduction to the many various wildlife assessment methods! This book uses a new approach that makes the full range of methods accessible in a way that has not previously been possible.
Accompanied by free, user-friendly software to get some "hands-on" experience with the methods and how they perform in different contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849968850
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
12/10/2010
Series:
Statistics for Biology and Health Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2002
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: Using Likelihood for Estimation.- Part II. Simple Methods: Building Blocks; Plot Sampling; Removal, Catch-Effort, and Change-in-Ratio; Simple Mark-Recapture; Distance Sampling; Nearest Neighbour and Point-to-Nearest-Object.- Part III. Advanced Methods: Further Building Blocks; Spatial/Temporal Models with Certain Detection; Dealing with Heterogeneity; Integrated Models; Dynamic and Open Population Models.- Part IV. Overview: Which Method? Notation and Glossary; Statistical Formulation for Observation Models; The Asymptotic Variance of MLEs; State Models for Mark-Recapture and Removal Methods.- References.- Index.

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