Wildlife-Habitat Relationships: Concepts and Applications / Edition 3

Wildlife-Habitat Relationships: Concepts and Applications / Edition 3

by Michael L. Morrison, Bruce Marcot, William Mannan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1597260959

ISBN-13: 9781597260954

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: Island Press

Wildlife-Habitat Relationships goes beyond introductory wildlife biology texts to provide wildlife professionals and students with an understanding of the importance of habitat relationships in studying and managing wildlife. The book offers a unique synthesis and critical evaluation of data, methods, and studies, along with specific guidance on how to conduct

Overview

Wildlife-Habitat Relationships goes beyond introductory wildlife biology texts to provide wildlife professionals and students with an understanding of the importance of habitat relationships in studying and managing wildlife. The book offers a unique synthesis and critical evaluation of data, methods, and studies, along with specific guidance on how to conduct rigorous studies. Now in its third edition, Wildlife-Habitat Relationships combines basic field zoology and natural history, evolutionary biology, ecological theory, and quantitative tools in explaining ecological processes and their influence on wildlife and habitats. Also included is a glossary of terms that every wildlife professional should know. Michael L. Morrison is professor and Caesar Kleberg Chair in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station. Bruce G. Marcot is wildlife ecologist with the USDA Forest Service in Portland, Oregon. R. William Mannan is professor of wildlife ecology at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597260954
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents


List of Figures, Tables, and Boxes
Preface
About the Third Edition
Acknowledgements
 
PART I. Concepts of Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
Chapter 1. The Study of Habitat: A Historical and Philosophical Perspective
Chapter 2. The Evolutionary Perspective
Chapter 3. The Habitat, Niche, and Population Perspectives
 
PART II. The Measurement of Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
Chapter 4. The Experimental Approach in Wildlife Science
Chapter 5. Measuring Wildlife Habitat: What to Measure and How to Measure It
Chapter 6. Measuring Wildlife Habitat: When to Measure and How to Analyze
Chapter 7. Measuring Behavior
Chapter 8. Habitats Through Space and Time: Heterogeneity and Disturbance
Chapter 9. Wildlife in Landscapes: Populations and Patches
Chapter 10. Modeling Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
 
PART III. The Management of Wildlife-Habitat
Chapter 11. Managing Habitat for Animals in an Evolutionary Ecosystem Context
Chapter 12. The Future: New Initiatives and Advancing Education
 
Afterword
Glossary
About the Authors
Author Index
Subject Index

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