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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Kenward, Robert E.
A Manual for Wildlife Radio Tagging.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2000
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Includes glossary and appendices.
Previous edition: published as Wildlife radio tagging, 1987.
|Description:||1 online resource (x, 311 pages :) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Front Cover; A Manual for Wildlife Radio Tagging; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. First Questions; 1.1 Biological questions; 1.2 Planning; 1.3 Training; 1.4 Conclusions; Chapter 2. Basic Equipment; 2.1 Frequency; 2.2 Receivers; 2.3 Receiving antennas; 2.4 Transmitters; 2.5 Tag designs; 2.6 Tags as capture aids; 2.7 Conclusions; Chapter 3. Automated Systems; 3.1 Satellite tracking; 3.2 GPS tags; 3.3 Location by ground-based stations; 3.4 Choosing location systems; 3.5 Data logging; 3.6 Conclusions; Chapter 4. Making Preparations; 4.1 Buying equipment. 4.2 Software preparations4.3 Maps and GIS; 4.4 Conclusions; Chapter 5. Making Tags; 5.1 Tag components; 5.2 Tag construction; 5.3 Tag designs; 5.4 Conclusions; Chapter 6. Tag Attachment; 6.1 Effects on animals; 6.2 Minimal tagging, soft tagging; 6.3 Attachment techniques; 6.4 Tag adjustment and detachment; 6.5 Conclusions; Chapter 7. Radio Tracking; 7.1 First principles; 7.2 Making a start.; 7.3 Practice tracking; 7.4 Signals from tagged animals; 7.5 Motorised tracking; 7.6 Conclusions; Chapter 8. Collecting Data; 8.1 Radio surveillance; 8.2 Recording locations; 8.3 Accuracy. 8.4 Survival data8.5 Continuous refinement; 8.6 Conclusions; Chapter 9. Behaviour and Home Ranges; 9.1 Activity and event records; 9.2 Movement records; 9.3 Home-range analysis; 9.4 Conclusions; Chapter 10. Demography and Interactions; 10.1 Density estimations; 10.2 Survival analyses; 10.3 Interaction with resources; 10.4 Social interactions; 10.5 Conclusions; References; Glossary; Appendix I: Sources of equipment; RECEIVING, TAGGING AND LOGGING EQUIPMENT; TAG AND MOUNTING COMPONENTS; Appendix II: Sources of software; DATA COLLECTION; ANALYSIS SOFTWARE; GENERAL PURPOSE GIS.|
|Series Title:||Biological techniques series.|
|Responsibility:||Robert E. Kenward.|