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Introduction

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the meaning of habitat management and why it is necessary. It then discusses the principles of habitat management and the aims and scope of the ... More


Philosophical approaches to habitat management

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the various philosophical approaches to habitat management. The fundamental differences between approaches concerns how management aims to create and maintain cultural habitats ... More


General techniques and considerations

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses some general techniques and considerations common to managing most habitats. These include principles of managing for different groups, landscape factors, and disturbances; ... More


Setting objectives and monitoring

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses management/site action planning for habitat management: the process for deciding what you want to achieve, how to achieve it, and how to monitor whether you are achieving it. ... More


Dwarf-shrub habitats and shrublands

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Dwarf-shrubs are vegetation types dominated by low (less than 3-4 m high), predominantly evergreen, shrubs, typically on soils with low nutrient availability. Characteristic dwarf-shrub vegetation ... More


The use of dragonflies in the assessment and monitoring of aquatic habitats

Beat Oertli

in Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230693
eISBN:
9780191710889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230693.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Odonata constitute a valuable tool for various types of bioassessment and biomonitoring of aquatic habitats, such as the measure of biodiversity, the appraisal of waterbody health or integrity ... More


Gardens, backyards, and urban areas

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Urban areas, gardens, and backyards can support a diverse range of wildlife, including a number of species rare in or absent from more semi-natural habitats. This chapter discusses the general ... More


Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

William J. Sutherland, Ian Newton, and Rhys Green

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520863
eISBN:
9780191706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520863.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book outlines the main methods and techniques available to ornithologists. A general shortage of information about available techniques is greatly hindering progress in avian ecology and ... More


Small mammals on lowland farmland

David W. Macdonald, Lauren A. Harrington, Merryl Gelling, Fran H. Tattersall, and Tom Tew

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter begins with a summary of the ecology of small mammals found on British farmland, and highlights the importance of this community in the food chain and as indicators of change. The ... More


Goals of Characterizing a Species Habitat

Joseph A. Veech

in Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198829287
eISBN:
9780191868078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829287.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

There are several reasons for conducting a habitat analysis and identifying the environmental (habitat) characteristics that a species associates with. (1) Knowledge of a species’ habitat ... More


In the wake of buzzards: from modelling to conservation and management in a changing landscape

Eduardo Arraut, David W. Macdonald, and Robert E. Kenward

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

After 600 years of persecution, during which dramatic population fluctuations occurred, common buzzards are increasing in abundance and recolonizing most of lowland UK. But recovery is bringing them ... More


Applied Zooarchaeology and Conservation Biology at Nu‘alolo Kai

Alex E. Morrison and Kelley S. Esh

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the usefulness of applied zooarchaeology to conservation biology and habitat management by present examples drawn from the shellfish and avian assemblages of Nuʻalolo Kai. It ... More


The Mammals of Wytham Woods

C.D. Buesching, J.R. Clarke, S.A. Ellwood, C. King, C. Newman, and D.W. Macdonald

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explores the different field biology studies of mammals living at Wytham Woods. It focuses first on research done on small mammals such as wood mice and voles, and examines their ecology ... More


Use of Soil Surveys for Landscape Architecture

Robert F. Keefer

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195121025
eISBN:
9780197561270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195121025.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Modern soil survey reports, published since about 1959, have a wealth of information that could be useful for landscape architects. Characteristics of each specific soil are detailed in the text of ... More


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