Journals Higher Education

$85.00

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08 November 2001

448 Pages | 4 halftones & 73 line illus

ISBN: 9780198509271


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Introduction to Distance Sampling

Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations

S. T. Buckland, D. R. Anderson, K. P. Burnham, J. L. Laake, D. L. Borchers, and Len Thomas

Offers a comprehensive introduction to distance sampling, a statistical method used by many biologists and conservationists to estimate animal abundance. The text discusses point transect sampling and line transect sampling and also describes several other related techniques. There are updates on study design and field methods, laser range finders, theodolites and the GPS and advice is given on a wide range of survey methods. Analysis methods have also been generalized, through the use of various types of multiplier and exercises for students in wildlife and conservation management are included.

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