Research Techniques in Animal Ecology: Controversies and Consequences / Edition 2

Research Techniques in Animal Ecology: Controversies and Consequences / Edition 2

by Luigi Boitani
     
 

This book provides an analysis of frequently used research techniques in animal ecology, identifying their limitations and misuses, as well as possible solutions to avoid such pitfalls. The contributors provide an overarching account of central theoretical and methodological controversies. The editors have forged comprehensive presentations of key topics in animal

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This book provides an analysis of frequently used research techniques in animal ecology, identifying their limitations and misuses, as well as possible solutions to avoid such pitfalls. The contributors provide an overarching account of central theoretical and methodological controversies. The editors have forged comprehensive presentations of key topics in animal ecology, such as territory and home range estimates, habitation evaluation, population viability analysis, GIS mapping, and measuring the dynamics of societies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231113410
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
05/25/2000
Series:
Issues, Cases, and Methods in Biodiversity Conservation Series
Edition description:
second edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

1. Hypothesis Testing in Ecology, by Charles J. Krebs2: A Critical Review of the Effects of Marking on the Biology of Vertebrates, by Dennis L. Murray and Mark R. Fuller3. Animal Home Ranges and Territories and Home Range Estimators, by Roger A. Powell4. Delusions in Habitat Evaluation: Measuring Use, Selection, and Importance, by David L. Garshelis5. Investigating Food Habits of Terrestrial Vertebrates, by John A. Litvaitis6. Detecting Stability and Causes of Change in Population Density, by Joseph S. Elkinton7. Monitoring Populations, by James P. Gibbs8. Modeling Predator--Prey Dynamics, by Mark S. Boyce9. Population Viability Analysis: Data Requirements and Essential Analyses, by Gary C. White10. Measuring the Dynamics of Mammalian Societies: An Ecologist's Guide to Ethological Methods, by David W. Macdonald, Paul D. Stewart, Pavel Stopka, and Nobuyuki Yamaguchi11. Modeling Species Distribution with GIS, by Fabio Corsi, Jan de Leeuw, and Andrew K. Skidmore

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