Chapter 2. Assessing Biodiversity

  1. William J. Sutherland

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999356.ch2

The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy

The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy

How to Cite

Sutherland, W. J. (ed) (2008) Assessing Biodiversity, in The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999356.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Professor of Biological Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053445

Online ISBN: 9780470999356

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Keywords:

  • biodiversity assessment;
  • habitat subsampling;
  • mammals;
  • fungi;
  • reptiles

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Why assess biodiversity?

  • Biodiversity assessment techniques

  • Documenting rarities

  • Collecting

  • Ethnobotany

  • Atlases

  • Habitat mapping

  • Remote sensing

  • Databases