Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes

Tracking Animal Migration with Stable Isotopes

by Elsevier Science
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123738679

ISBN-13: 9780123738677

Pub. Date: 04/23/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Science

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.

• Presents information for readers to understand how to apply isotopic

Overview

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.

• 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123738677
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/23/2008
Series:
Terrestrial Ecology Series, #2
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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

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