By Steven C. Amstrup,Trent L. McDonald,Bryan F. J. Manly
Every day, biologists in parkas, raincoats, and rubber boots move into the sector to catch and mark numerous animal species. again within the workplace, statisticians create analytical types for the sphere biologists' information. yet again and again, representatives of the 2 professions don't totally comprehend one another's roles. This publication bridges this hole by means of aiding biologists comprehend cutting-edge statistical equipment for examining capture-recapture info. In so doing, statisticians also will turn into extra conversant in the layout of box stories and with the real-life concerns dealing with biologists.
Reliable results of capture-recapture stories are important to answering key ecological questions. Is the inhabitants expanding or lowering? Do extra or fewer animals have a specific attribute? In answering those questions, biologists can't desire to seize and mark complete populations. and often, the populations switch unpredictably in the course of a examine. hence, more and more subtle versions were hired to transform info into solutions to ecological questions. This booklet, by way of specialists in capture-recapture research, introduces the main updated equipment for information research whereas explaining the idea at the back of these equipment. Thorough, concise, and transportable, it will likely be immensely beneficial to biologists, biometricians, and statisticians, scholars in either fields, and a person else engaged within the capture-recapture process.
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Handbook of Capture-Recapture Analysis by Steven C. Amstrup,Trent L. McDonald,Bryan F. J. Manly