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Marine Mammal Survey and Assessment Methods - J. L. Laake

Marine Mammal Survey and Assessment Methods

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Published: 1st June 1999
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This volume comprises the proceedings of a symposium on marine mammal survey assessment methods, which took place in Seattle, Washington, USA.

In Memoriam: Dr. Gerald W. Garner, 1944-1998
Preface
Adaptive line transect survey for harbor porpoisesp. 3
An aerial survey method to estimate sea otter abundancep. 13
Application of aerial survey methods to polar bears in the Barents Seap. 27
Comparison of aerial survey procedures for estimating polar bear density: Results of pilot studies in Northern Alaskap. 37
Determining the optimum interval for abundance surveysp. 53
Planning abundance estimation surveys when detectability is [1.0p. 67
Review of previous Pacific walrus surveys to develop improved survey designsp. 75
Aerial survey sampling of contour transects using double-count and covariate datap. 87
Combining line transect and capture-recapture for mark-resighting studiesp. 99
Composite mark-recapture line transect surveysp. 115
Correcting for missed observations in a shore-based count of whalesp. 127
Distance sampling with independent observers: Reducing bias from heterogeneity by weakening the conditional independence assumptionp. 137
Line transecting with difficulties; lessons from surveying minke whalesp. 149
Modeling variability in replicated surveys at aggregation sitesp. 167
The objective identification of duplicate sightings in aerial survey for porpoisep. 179
Sightability of right whales in coastal waters of the southeastern United States with implications for the aerial monitoring programp. 191
Trackline detection probability for long-diving whalesp. 209
Bayesian population dynamics modeling using uncertain historical catch, surveyed abundances, and biological priorsp. 225
Biological indices for monitoring population status of walrus evaluated with an individual-based modelp. 239
A comparison of statistical methods for fitting population models to datap. 249
The population management plan for the New Zealand sea lionp. 271
Keyword indexp. 285
Author indexp. 287
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ISBN: 9789058090430
ISBN-10: 9058090434
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 8
Published: 1st June 1999
Publisher: A A Balkema Publishers
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.78  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 1