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Estimation of Parameters for Animal Populations
A Primer for the Rest of Us
by Larkin A. Powell and George A. Gale
This book is a simple introduction to the logic behind analyses and sampling design for mark-recapture and survey efforts. With a focus on the early user and beginner, the book explains the complicated formulas and statistics that can be effectively used around the world in support of conservation efforts.
Click on the links below to download the book chapters for free (PDF files) or download the entire book (11MB). You may also order the entire book at Lulu, Amazon, Amazon UK, or Barnes and Noble as a bound copy, which we offer for the price of printing and distribution (currently approximately US$17.50, plus shipping).
Foreword by John Carroll
Section I – Background
Section II – Mark-recapture
Section III – Survey data
Larkin Powell is Professor of Conservation Biology and Animal Ecology at the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.
George Gale is Lecturer in the School of Bioresources and Technology at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi in Bangkok, Thailand.