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Distance sampling techniques

Larry E. Marcy

Distance sampling techniques

section 6.2.2, US Army Corps of Engineers wildlife resources management manual

by Larry E. Marcy

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Published by U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, available from National Technical Information Service in [Vicksburg, Miss, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vegetation classification,
  • Plant communities -- Ordination,
  • Wildlife management

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Larry E. Marcy ; prepared for Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers.
    SeriesTechnical report -- EL-88-23., Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- EL-88-23.
    ContributionsU.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers., Environmental Impact Research Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17601224M
    OCLC/WorldCa19070607

    8 Field Techniques for Population Sampling and Estimation Field techniques refer to the standardized methods employed to select, count, measure, capture, mark, and observe individuals sampled from the target population for the purpose of collecting data required to achieve study objectives. SAMPLING TECHNIQUES Basic concepts of sampling Essentially, sampling consists of obtaining information from only a part of a large group or population so as to infer about the whole population. The object of sampling is thus to secure a sample which will represent the population and reproduce the important characteristics of theFile Size: KB.

    Distance Methods. Distance methods to determine density that involve plotless sampling regimes are based on determining the mean area associated with each plant by measuring the spacing between them. This approach builds on the pattern that when plants are crowded together in dense vegetation there is a small distance between individuals. Get this from a library! Distance sampling techniques: section , US Army Corps of Engineers wildlife resources management manual. [Larry E Marcy; U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Environmental Impact Research Program (U.S.)].

    About this book. In Distance Sampling: Methods and Applications, the authors cover the basic methods and advances within distance sampling that are most valuable to practitioners and in ecology more is the fourth book dedicated to distance sampling. In the decade since the last book published, there have been a number of new developments. About this Item: Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This book introduces the suite of techniques known as 'distance sampling', so-called because the common theme is the sampling of distances of objects from a line or point.


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Distance Sampling: Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations () Distance Sampling was first published in by Chapman and Hall, and was subsequently reprinted in by the authors. It has now been superseded by a new book, Introduction to Distance Sampling, which is available from Oxford University Press.

Distance sampling refers to a suite of methods, including line and point transect sampling, in which animal density or abundance is estimated from a sample of distances to detected individuals. The book illustrates these methods through case studies; data sets and computer code are supplied to readers through the book’s accompanying by: "This text, an update of the book, Distance Sampling, provides a wide range of statistical methods to estimate the density or abundance of biological populations.

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Distance Sampling: Methods and Applications. Abundance estimation is fundamental to wildlife ecology and management, and distance sampling is a major technique used to estimate animal abundance.

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The intention of providing these case studies is to permit readers of the book to follow along with the analyses described in the book. The survey data were collected using distance sampling techniques (Buckland et al., ; ).

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The objects are usually animals or groups of animals ('clusters'), and the primary aim is to estimate their density or abundance in a survey area.

In line transect sampling, the sampled distances are the shortest or 4/5(2). Offers a comprehensive introduction to distance sampling, a statistical method used by many biologists and conservationists to estimate animal abundance.

The text discusses point transect sampling and line transect sampling and also describes several other related techniques. There are updates on study design and field methods, laser range finders, theodolites and the GPS and advice is given. Distance sampling techniques have proven effective for sampling a huge range of fauna, from butterflies (Brown & Boyce ) and birds (Oliveira et al.

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Karner blue butterflies. Ralph Grundel, U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Porter, Indiana. This guide is intended to describe the use of distance sampling as a method for evaluating the abundance of Karner blue butterflies at a Size: KB. While plot sampling techniques are adequate for static populations occurring at high density they are ine cient for more sparsely distributed populations.

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Sampling Techniques third edition WILLIAM G. COCHRAN Professor of Statistics, Emeritus Harvard University JOHN WILEY & SONS ISBN X. Distance sampling refers to a suite of methods, including line and point transect sampling, in which animal density or abundance is estimated from a sample of distances to detected individuals.

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by: M. H. Alvi (): A Manual for Selecting Sampling Techniques in Research 4 PREFACE The Manual for Sampling Techniques used in Social Sciences is an effort to describe various types of sampling methodologies that are used in researches of social sciences in an easy and understandable way.