Wildlife Study Design / Edition 2

Wildlife Study Design / Edition 2

by Michael L. Morrison, William M. Block, M. Dale Strickland, Bret A. Collier
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1441925945

ISBN-13: 9781441925947

Pub. Date: 11/02/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

We developed the first edition of this book because we perceived a need for a compilation on study design with application to studies of the ecology, conser- tion, and management of wildlife. We felt that the need for coverage of study design in one source was strong, and although a few books and monographs existed on some of the topics that we covered, no single work

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We developed the first edition of this book because we perceived a need for a compilation on study design with application to studies of the ecology, conser- tion, and management of wildlife. We felt that the need for coverage of study design in one source was strong, and although a few books and monographs existed on some of the topics that we covered, no single work attempted to synthesize the many facets of wildlife study design. We decided to develop this second edition because our original goal – synthesis of study design – remains strong, and because we each gathered a substantial body of new material with which we could update and expand each chapter. Several of us also used the first edition as the basis for workshops and graduate teaching, which provided us with many valuable suggestions from readers on how to improve the text. In particular, Morrison received a detailed review from the graduate s- dents in his “Wildlife Study Design” course at Texas A&M University. We also paid heed to the reviews of the first edition that appeared in the literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441925947
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/02/2010
Series:
Springer Series on Environmental Management
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2008
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Concepts for Wildlife Science: Theory.- Concepts for Wildlife Science: Design Application.- Experimental Designs.- Sampling Strategies: Fundamentals.- Sampling Strategies: Applications.- Impact Assessment.- Inventory and Monitoring Studies.- Design Applications.- Education in Design and Statistics for Students and Professionals.- Synthesis: Advances in Wildlife Study Design.- Literature Cited.- Glossary.- Subject Index.

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