This books aims to provide an outline of monitoring techniques, for conservation and ecology, for plant, insect and animal populations. Among the groups included are butterflies, birds and vegetation and the book also covers methods for monitoring land-cover change.The book discusses monitoring techniques at field and county levels and monitoring overseas, as well as detailing methods for the calculation of index numbers from wildlife monitoring data.
This is an excellent book...everyone concerned with assessing environmental changes or managing reserves should read this book. British Ecological Society Bulletin; good practical advice to all those involved in monitoring activities - A J M Baker
Development of a rationale for monitoring, Dr J.Hellawell; scientific requirements of a monitoring programme, Dr M.B.Usher; remote sensing techniques for monitoring land-cover change, Dr J.Budd; monitoring plant populations - census as an aid to conservation, Dr M.J.Hutchings; vegetation monitoring, Dr B.Goldsmith; monitoring butterfly numbers, Dr E.Pollard; monitoring bird numbers, Dr S.Baillie; national species distribution surveys, P.Harding; monitoring at county level, C.Appleby; field monitoring - confessions of an addict, K.Roberts; monitoring overseas - Prespa National Park, Dr B.Goldsmith; calculation of index numbers from wildlife monitoring data, Dr T.Crawford; biological monitoring and ecological prediction - from nature reserve management to a national state of the environment index, Dr P.A.Keddy; synthesis, Dr F.B. Goldsmith.
Series: Conservation Biology (Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 275
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.49
Weight (kg): 0.46