Chapter 19. Summary and Recommendations

  1. Michael J. Conroy and
  2. John P. Carroll

Published Online: 10 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303155.ch19

Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates

Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates

How to Cite

Conroy, M. J. and Carroll, J. P. (2009) Summary and Recommendations, in Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303155.ch19

Author Information

  1. University of Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190985

Online ISBN: 9781444303155



  • approaches and advanced methods for conservation studies;
  • conservation biologists and fear of avoiding models;
  • appropriate sampling design;
  • proper analysis of data;
  • occupancy or “presence–absence” sampling;
  • conservation decision problems and systematic approach;
  • alternative models in decision making;
  • adaptive resource management;
  • “hands-on” tool


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Use of models

  • Proper design of field studies

  • Proper analysis of data

  • Systematic approaches to decision making