Chapter 14. Estimating Population Size with Mark-Recapture Data and MARK

  1. James P. Gibbs,
  2. Malcolm L. Hunter Jr. and
  3. Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch14

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

How to Cite

Gibbs, J. P., Hunter, M. L. and Sterling, E. J. (2008) Estimating Population Size with Mark-Recapture Data and MARK, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

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Keywords:

  • estimating population size with mark-recapture data and MARK;
  • occasional sightings - basis of mark-recapture studies of populations;
  • population estimation with mark-recapture data and supporting software, MARK;
  • estimating population size with MARK;
  • Kanha tiger data and getting started with MARK;
  • striping patterns - individual tigers being distinguished;
  • setting up project and entering data in MARK;
  • CAPTURE - older program running from within MARK interface or as stand-alone program

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources