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A Manual for Wildlife Radio Tagging

Robert E. Kenward
Format
Book
Published
San Diego, CA ; London : Academic Press, 2001.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Language
English
Series
Biological Techniques Series
ISBN
0124042422
Contents
  • 1.1 Biological questions 2
  • 1.2 Planning 3
  • 1.3 Training 15
  • 2 Basic Equipment 16
  • 2.1 Frequency 20
  • 2.2 Receivers 22
  • 2.3 Receiving antennas 28
  • 2.4 Transmitters 35
  • 2.5 Tag designs 40
  • 2.6 Tags as capture aids 55
  • 3 Automated Systems 57
  • 3.1 Satellite tracking 57
  • 3.2 GPS tags 60
  • 3.3 Location by ground-based stations 63
  • 3.4 Choosing location systems 70
  • 3.5 Data logging 75
  • 4 Making Preparations 79
  • 4.1 Buying equipment 79
  • 4.2 Software preparations 85
  • 4.3 Maps and GIS 91
  • 5 Making Tags 98
  • 5.1 Tag components 98
  • 5.2 Tag construction 106
  • 5.3 Tag designs 110
  • 6 Tag Attachment 123
  • 6.1 Effects on animals 123
  • 6.2 Minimal tagging, soft tagging 128
  • 6.3 Attachment techniques 131
  • 6.4 Tag adjustment and detachment 144
  • 7 Radio Tracking 147
  • 7.1 First principles 147
  • 7.2 Making a start 148
  • 7.3 Practice tracking 157
  • 7.4 Signals from tagged animals 161
  • 7.5 Motorised tracking 166
  • 8 Collecting Data 181
  • 8.1 Radio surveillance 182
  • 8.2 Recording locations 183
  • 8.3 Accuracy 191
  • 8.4 Survival data 197
  • 8.5 Continuous refinement 199
  • 9 Behaviour and Home Ranges 201
  • 9.1 Activity and event records 201
  • 9.2 Movement records 202
  • 9.3 Home-range analysis 207
  • 10 Demography and Interactions 233
  • 10.1 Density estimations 233
  • 10.2 Survival analyses 237
  • 10.3 Interaction with resources 245
  • 10.4 Social interactions 252.
Description
x, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Includes glossary and appendices.
  • Second printing.
  • Previous ed. : published as Wildlife radio tagging. 1987.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-286) and index.
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