Chapter 4. Monitoring

  1. William J. Sutherland

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999356.ch4

The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy

The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy

How to Cite

Sutherland, W. J. (ed) (2000) Monitoring, in The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999356.ch4

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:

  • population estimation;
  • plant monitoring;
  • seed sorting;
  • fish monitoring;
  • bird monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Why monitor?

  • Bias and accuracy

  • Sampling

  • Indices and censuses

  • Counting recognisable individuals

  • Quadrats and strip transects

  • Distance sampling: line transects and point counts

  • Mapping

  • Mark-release-recapture

  • Catch per unit effort

  • Monitoring plants

  • Monitoring invertebrates

  • Monitoring fish

  • Monitoring amphibians

  • Monitoring reptiles

  • Monitoring birds

  • Monitoring mammals

  • Monitoring environmental variables

  • Monitoring human impact

  • Photographic monitoring