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Designing Field Studies for Biodiversity Conservation

Handbook / Manual

By: Peter Feinsinger

212 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Island Press

Paperback | Jul 2001 | #117352 | ISBN: 1559638788
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About this book

Comprehensive and practical guide to using scientific inquiry in conservation work, focusing on the fundamentals of common sense, independent thinking, and natural history. Topics covered include: framing the question and designing the study; interpreting and applying results through judicious use of statistical inference; taking into account the natural history of plants, animals, and landscapes; monitoring and assessing progress through approaches such as "bioindicator species" or "species diversity measures"; and helping other interested parties (park guards, local communities, school teachers) use scientific inquiry in addressing their own concerns.

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