Download e-book for kindle: Research Techniques in Animal Ecology: Controversies and by Luigi Boitani,Todd Fuller

By Luigi Boitani,Todd Fuller

The current biodiversity predicament is rife with possibilities to make very important conservation judgements; in spite of the fact that, the misuse or misapplication of the tools and strategies of animal ecology could have severe outcomes for the survival of species. nonetheless, there were fairly few severe stories of technique within the box. This booklet offers an research of a few of the main usually used study recommendations in animal ecology, opting for their boundaries and misuses, in addition to attainable strategies to prevent such pitfalls. within the technique, individuals to this quantity current new views at the assortment, research, and interpretation of data.

Research innovations in Animal Ecology is an overarching account of imperative theoretical and methodological controversies within the box, instead of a instruction manual at the trivialities of recommendations. The editors have solid complete displays of key themes in animal ecology, reminiscent of territory and residential diversity estimates, habitation evaluate, inhabitants viability research, GIS mapping, and measuring the dynamics of societies. amazing a cautious stability, every one bankruptcy starts off through assessing the shortcomings and misapplications of the innovations in query, through an intensive overview of the present literature, and concluding with attainable options and steered instructions for extra powerful investigations.

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