## 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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Sample error: Long, thin transects usually reduce the variance of counts

whenever a clumped distribution is being sampled, as

**discussed**previously, and

quadratshape arguments thus favor transect sampling. • Fatigue: Flying in a

straight line ...

To estimate population density from the change-in-ratio estimator

**discussed**

previously in Chapter 3 (Section 3.1.1), you should consult Paulik and Robson (

1969) and Figures 3.1 and 3.2. These graphs will allow you to select the required

...

There is a bias in the methods

**discussed**here toward the larger vertebrates. The

simplest measures of survival are obtained by following a group of individuals

over time. This gives us the finite survival rate: Number of individuals alive at end

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