Estimating Animal Abundance - Closed Populations (with free software)
Borchers, D.L., Buckland, S.T., Zucchini, W.
2nd Print, 2004 (200
The first accessible introduction to the many various wildlife assessment methods!
This book uses a new approach that makes the full range of methods accessible in a way
that has not previously been possible. Accompanied by free, user-friendly software to get
some 'hands-on' experience with the methods and how they perform in different contexts.
Hardcover XIII, 314 pp, 91 illus ISBN 9781852335601
Part I. Introduction: Using Likelihood for Estimation.- Part II. Simple Methods: Building
Blocks; Plot Sampling; Removal, Catch-Effort, and Change-in-Ratio; Simple Mark-
Recapture; Distance Sampling; Nearest Neighbour and Point-to-Nearest-Object.-
Part III. Advanced Methods: Further Building Blocks; Spatial/Temporal Models with
Certain Detection; Dealing with Heterogeneity; Integrated Models; Dynamic and Open
Population Models.- Part IV. Overview: Which Method? Notation and Glossary; Statistical
Formulation for Observation Models; The Asymptotic Variance of MLEs; State Models for
Mark-Recapture and Removal Methods.- References.- Index.
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