Radio Tracking and Animal Populations

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Radio Tracking and Animal Populations is a succinct synthesis of emerging technologies and their applications to the empirical and theoretical problems of population assessment. The book is divided into sections designed to encompass the various aspects of animal ecology that may be evaluated using radiotelemetry technology - experimental design, equipment and technology, animal movement, resource selection, and demographics. Wildlife biologists at the leading edge of new developments in the technology and its application have joined forces.

Audience: Faculty, researchers, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates interested in animal ecology and demography, wildlife biology, conservation biology, vertebrate zoology and ecology, as well as policy makers and land managers who need to evaluate the quality of contracted animal surveys and impact studies.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This book is an important reference for any biologists' bookshelf."

"This book is a must reference for all scientist that work with telemetry or are contemplating telemetry projects..."

"...I have no doubt that this book will warrant a place in one's library..."

" a valuable book that should be of interest to a wide readership...I highly recommend this book for individuals conducting radiotelemerty studies."
—Barry R. Noon for THE AUK (April 2002)

"...concise in the basics, clearly highlights many potential pitfalls and stimulates deeper thinking about what can be achieved with tracking studies."
-Jeremy Lindsell for IBIS (2002)

"...wildlife biologists, managers and students seeking a laudable compilation of readable synopses will find exactly that..."
-Geln A. Sargaent, U.S. Geological Survey Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center for ECOLOGY (2002)

Jeremy Lindsell
If I was embarking on a radio tracking study I would start with this book since it is concise in the basics, clearly highlights many potential pitfalls and stimulates deeper thinking about what can be achieved with tracking studies.
Barry R. Noon a valuable book that should be of interest to a wide readership. ...I highly recommend this book for individuals conducting radiotelemerty studies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780124977815
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 8/6/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 474
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Historical and Practical Perspectives
2 Experimental Design for Radiotelemetry Studies
3 Effects of Tagging and Location Error in Wildlife Radiotelemetry Studies
4 Recent Telemetry Technology
5 Analysis of Animal Space Use and Movements
6 Fractal-Based Spatial Analysis of Radiotelemetry Data
7 Estimating and Visualizing Movement Paths from Radio-Tracking Data
8 Statistical Issues in Resource Selection Studies with Radio-Marked Animals
9 Accounting for Variation in Resource Availability and Animal Behavior in Resource Selection Studies
10 Using Euclidean Distances to Assess Nonrandom Habitat Use
11 Effect of Sample Size on the Performance of Resource Selection Analyses
12 High-Tech Behavioral Ecology: Modeling the Distribution of Animal Activities to Better Understand Wildlife Space Use and Resource Selection
13 Population Estimation with Radio-Marked Animals
14 Analysis of Survival Data from Radiotelemetry Studies
15 Radio-Tracking and Animal Populations: Past Trends and Future Needs
App. A A Catalog of Software to Analyze Radiotelemetry Data
Literature Cited
Subject Index
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