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By C. Kenneth Dodd Jr,Jr., C. Kenneth Dodd

This functional handbook of amphibian ecology and conservation brings jointly a amazing, overseas crew of amphibian researchers to supply a cutting-edge overview of the numerous new and intriguing suggestions used to review amphibians and to trace their conservation prestige and inhabitants tendencies. the combination of ecology and conservation is a traditional end result of the kinds of questions posed by means of those disciplines: how amphibians can and will be sampled, marked,
and via time; how abundance and inhabitants tendencies are measured; what are the powerful statistical tools that may be utilized in ecology and conservation; what roles do amphibians play in group constitution and serve as; how do animals functionality of their atmosphere; and what impacts the
long-term patience of species assemblages?

Although emphasizing box ecology, sections on physiological ecology, genetics, panorama ecology, and affliction research also are integrated. The ebook describes the newest statistical techniques in amphibian box ecology and conservation, in addition to using types in analyzing box examine. a lot of this data is scattered within the medical literature or no longer on hand, and the goal is to supply an inexpensive, accomplished synthesis to be used via graduate students,
researchers, and training conservationists worldwide.

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