## Ecological MethodologyThis coherent text translates the methods of statisticians into "ecological English" so that students may readily apply these methods to the real world. |

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The question of whether mortality falls equally on marked and unmarked animals

is difficult to answer for any natural population, and this

**assumption**is best

avoided if possible. Population size (N) in a mark-recapture estimation always

refers ...

If the traps used are attractive to animals, so that individuals are attracted into the

study area, the

**assumption**that the population is closed will be violated, and this

method should not be used. If a removal study is being conducted, and the ...

The basic

**assumption**of this estimator is that there is a fixed flushing distance r

such that if an observer comes closer than runits to the animal, it flushes and is

observed. This is a restrictive

**assumption**because it assumes that the detection ...

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Ecological Methodology Charles J. Krebs,CHARLES L. KREBS,Professor of Zoology Charles J Krebs No preview available - 1999 |