CRC Handbook of Census Methods for Terrestrial Vertebrates: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

CRC Handbook of Census Methods for Terrestrial Vertebrates

1st Edition

By Davis

CRC Press

424 pages

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pub: 1982-10-21
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Description

Learn how to start a census program for terrestrial vertebrates with this handbook. Whether the information you need is for managing a population, surveying environmental impact, or conducting research on a particular species, this handbook has it all. Principles, methods, and calculations are explained. The following information is given for each species: name; range; reasons for census; life history; items of importance, e.g., migration; methods of census; recent and pertinent references; and comments about the various methods.

CONTENTS: Introduction. Methods for Species: Amphibians and Reptiles. Methods for Species: Birds. Methods for Species: Mammals. Various Species in a Habitat. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT001000
NATURE / Animals / General
SCI070000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General