CRC Handbook of Census Methods for Terrestrial Vertebrates  book cover
1st Edition

CRC Handbook of Census Methods for Terrestrial Vertebrates



ISBN 9780849329708
Published October 21, 1982 by CRC Press
424 Pages

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Book 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.