Analysis and Management of Animal Populations: Modeling, Estimation and Decision Making

OCLC: 49666129. Book reviews: SCIENCE 298(5592):367-368, October 11, 2002 BIOMETRICS 60(3):842, 2004. View the publisher's description and table of contents at URLs above. PDF on file: 5850_Williams_TOC.pdf
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This book deals with the processes involved in making informed decisions about the management of animal populations. It covers the modeling of population responses to management actions, the estimation of quantities needed in the modeling effort, and the application of these estimates and models to the development of sound management decisions. The book synthesizes and integrates in a single volume the methods associated with these themes, as they apply to ecological assessment and conservation of animal populations. KEY FEATURES * Integrates population modeling, parameter estimation and * decision-theoretic approaches to management in a single, cohesive framework * Provides authoritative, state-of-the-art descriptions of quantitative * approaches to modeling, estimation and decision-making * Emphasizes the role of mathematical modeling in the conduct of science * and management * Utilizes a unifying biological context, consistent mathematical notation, * and numerous biological examples
Publication type Book
Title Analysis and Management of Animal Populations: Modeling, Estimation and Decision Making
Year Published 2002
Language English
Publisher Academic Press
Publisher location San Diego, CA
Contributing office(s) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description xvii, 817
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