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Introduction to Ecological Sampling

1st Edition

Edited by Bryan F.J. Manly, Jorge A. Navarro Alberto

Chapman and Hall/CRC

228 pages

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An Easy-to-Understand Treatment of Ecological Sampling Methods and Data AnalysisIncluding only the necessary mathematical derivations, Introduction to Ecological Sampling shows how to use sampling procedures for ecological and environmental studies. It incorporates both traditional sampling methods and recent developments in environmental and ecolo

Table of Contents

Introduction. Standard Sampling Methods and Analyses. Adaptive Sampling Methods. Line Transect Sampling. Removal and Change-in-Ratio Methods. Plotless Sampling. Introduction to Mark-Recapture Sampling and Closed-Population Models. Open-Population Mark-Recapture Models. Occupancy Models. Sampling Designs for Environmental Monitoring. Models for Trend Analysis. References.

About the Editors

Bryan F.J. Manly is a consultant for Western EcoSystems Technology. He was previously a professor of statistics at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. His interests focus on aspects of statistics applied to biological problems, particularly in analyses related to organisms in seas and rivers.

Jorge A. Navarro Alberto is a professor at the Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico, where he teaches statistics and sampling design courses to undergraduate biology students and graduate marine biology and natural resource management students. His current research involves the development of statistical methods in community ecology, biodiversity conservation, and biogeography.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
NATURE / Ecology