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Case Study: Comparing Rangeland Vegetation Sampling Techniques

Thomas J. Stohlgren

in Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172331
eISBN:
9780199790395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

As what was learned from Chapter 6, studies that compare older sampling techniques to newer ones sometimes are necessary to advance the science of plant ecology. This chapter presents another ... More


Monitoring Salamander Populations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Erin J. Hyde and Theodore R. Simons

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0044
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Recent evidence of worldwide amphibian population declines has highlighted the need for a better understanding of both species-specific habitat associations and methodologies for monitoring long-term ... More


Behavior within groups

Beth A. Kaplin and Apollinaire William

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the major topics one needs to know about within-group primate behaviour research. It begins by defining the primate group and reviewing the array of social units identified. ... More


Sampling Techniques and Setting Thresholds

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter looks at sampling techniques and setting thresholds. The cornerstone of any integrated insect management regime is accurately identifying pest insects (including assessing population ... More


Sampling, Preservation and Counting of Samples II: Zooplankton

Peter H. Wiebe, Ann Bucklin, and Mark Benfield

in Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199233267
eISBN:
9780191835698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199233267.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter reviews traditional and new zooplankton sampling techniques, sample preservation, and sample analysis, and provides the sources where in-depth discussion of these topics is addressed. ... More


Sampling, Preservation and Counting of Samples I: Phytoplankton

Alexandra Kraberg, Katja Metfies, and Rowena Stern

in Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199233267
eISBN:
9780191835698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199233267.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter reviews phytoplankton sampling and analysis techniques, discussing them in light of their advantages and disadvantages. Different sampling methods have varying levels of precision and ... More


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