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Title Noninvasive survey methods for carnivores / edited by Robert A. Long [and others].
Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, [2008]

Subject Carnivora -- North America.
Mammalogy -- Methodology.
Mammal surveys -- North America.
Alt Name Long, Robert A., 1968-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 385 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-372) and index.
Contents Noninvasive research and carnivore conservation / Paula MacKay [and others] -- Designing effective noninvasive carnivore surveys / Robert A. Long and William J. Zielinski -- Natural sign : tracks and scats / Kimberly S. Heinemeyer, Todd J. Ulizio, and Robert L. Harrison -- Track stations / Justina C. Ray and William J. Zielinski -- Remote cameras / Roland W. Kays and Keith M. Slauson -- Hair collection / Katherine C. Kendall and Kevin S. McKelvey -- Scat detection dogs / Paula S. MacKay [and others] -- Integrating multiple methods to achieve survey objectives / Lori A. Campbell, Robert A. Long, and William J. Zielinski -- Genetic and endocrine tools for carnivore surveys / Michael S. Schwartz and Steven L. Monfort -- Attracting animals to detection devices / Fredrick V. Schlexer -- Statistical modeling and inference from carnivore survey data / J. Andrew Royle, Thomas R. Stanley, and Paul M. Lukacs -- Synthesis and future research needs / Robert A. Long [and others].
Summary "The status of many carnivore populations is of growing concern to scientists and conservationists, making the need for data pertaining to carnivore distribution, abundance, and habitat use ever more pressing. Recent developments in "noninvasive" research techniques - those that minimize disturbance to the animal being studied - have resulted in a greatly expanded toolbox for the wildlife practitioner. Presented in a straightforward and readable style, Noninvasive Survey Methods for Carnivores is a comprehensive guide for wildlife researchers who seek to conduct carnivore surveys using the most up-to-date scientific approaches ..."--Publisher.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781610911399 (electronic bk.)
1610911393 (electronic bk.)
Publisher # MWT11444140
OCLC # 759397382
Additional Format Print version: Noninvasive survey methods for carnivores. Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2008 9781597261197 (DLC) 2007040646 (OCoLC)176860767