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Handbook of biodiversity methods : survey, evaluation and monitoring

Author: David A Hill; et al
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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"The Handbook provides an invaluable compendium for ecologists, wildlife managers, nature conservation professionals, local and national authorities, environmental managers, corporate bodies and companies, government conservation agencies and regulators involved in auditing ecological resources. It will enable practitioners to better monitor the condition of the biodiversity resource, resulting in improved data upon  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Hill; et al
ISBN: 0521823684 9780521823685
OCLC Number: 61439712
Description: xiii, 573 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction to planning / G. Tucker, D. Hill and M. Fasham --
2. Planning a programme / G. Tucker, M. Fasham, D. Hill, M. Shewry, P. Shaw and M. Wade --
3. Biodiversity evaluation methods / G. Tucker --
4. Introduction to habitat evaluation / G. Tucker and M. Fasham --
5. Habitat requirements and issues / T. Rich, G. Peterken, G. Tucker, F. McMeechan and D. Dobson --
6. Methods for surveying habitats --
6.1. General habitat survey and monitoring methods / R. V. Birnie, G. Tucker and M. Fasham --
6.2. Physical attributes / M. Fasham and G. Tucker --
6.3. River morphology and aquatic vegetation composition / G. Tucker --
6.4. Ground and shrub vegetation / T. Rich, M. Rebane, M. Fasham, F. McMeechan and D. Dobson --
6.5. Trees and woodland stands / G. Petersen and M. Fasham --
7. Surveying and monitoring management or environmental impacts / M. Rebane, M. Fasham and G. Tucker --
8. Habitat conservation evaluation criteria / G. Tucker and F. McMeechan --
9. Introduction to species assessment --
10. General principles and methods for species / M. Fasham and S. Mustoe --
11. Fungi / R. Watling, M. Fasham and D. Dobson --
12. Lichens / S. Davey, M. Fasham and D. Dobson --
13. Bryophytes / G. Rothero, D. Dobson and M. Fasham --
14. Aquatic macrophytes and algae / N. Stewart and M. Wade --
15. Vascular plants / T. Rich, V. Hack and F. McMeechan --
16. Dragonflies and damselflies / C. Plant, R. Sands and M. Fasham --
17. Butterflies / C. Plant, R. Sands and M. Fasham --
18. Moths / C. Plant, R. Sands and M. Fasham --
19. Other terrestrial invertebrates / P. Dennis, C. Plant, R. Sands and M. Fasham --
20. Aquatic invertebrates / P. Kerrison, T. Norman and M. Fasham --
21. Fish / N. Giles, R. Sands and M. Fasham --
22. Amphibians / D. Latham, E. Jones and M. Fasham --
23. Reptiles / D. Latham, E. Jones and M. Fasham --
24. Birds / S. Mustoe, D. Hill, D. Frost and G. Tucker --
25. Bats / R. Stebbings, H. Mansfield and M. Fasham --
26. Other mammals / A. Bennett, P. Ratcliffe, E. Jones, H. Mansfield and R. Sands --
App. 1. Monitoring and reporting obligations under international conservation agreements --
App. 2. Relationship between BAP priority habitat and broad habitat categories and habitats directive nomenclature --
App. 3. Annotated list of key references for plant identification --
App. 4. Determining appropriate quadrat size for vegetation sampling --
App. 5. relocation of permanent plots --
App. 6. Equipment required for undertaking different types of survey.
Responsibility: edited by David Hill ... [et al.].
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This Handbook, first published in 2005, provides standard procedures for planning and conducting a survey of any species or habitat and for evaluating the data.  Read more...

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'Many consultants and project students should find it very helpful.' Ibis 'The Handbook draws together much material that has usually been scattered in the literature. ... Numerous approaches to Read more...

 
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Excelente libro como referencia para estudios sobre diversidad biológica

by Rodrigu2 (WorldCat user published 2011-08-19) Very Good Permalink

Este libro es realmente uaa excelente referencia para desarrollar investigaciones de campo sobre la diversidad biológica.

Lo recomiendo como libro referencial.

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