Resource Selection by Animals: Statistical design and analysis for field studies / Edition 1by B.B. Manly, L. McDonald, Dana Thomas
Pub. Date: 12/31/1992
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
This book gives a clear and consistent framework for the study of how animals select their resources (food and habitat) by taking the reader through different types of study design. It is an invaluable handbook for field biologists, especially those concerned with the management and conservation of wildlife.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction to resource selection studies. Examples of the use of resource selectory studies. Examples of the use of resource selection functions. Statistical modelling procedures. Studies with resources defined by several categories. Estimating a resource selection probability function from a census of resource units using logistic regression. Estimating a resource selection probability function from a census of resource units at several points in time using the proportional hazards model. Estimating a resource selection function from samples of resource units using proportional hazards and log-linear models. Estimating a resource selection function from two samples of resource units using logistic regression and discriminant function methods. General log-linear modelling. Analysis of the amount of use. The comparison of selection for different types of resource unit. References. Index.
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