Chapter 22. Island Biogeography: How Park Size and Condition Affect the Number of Species Protected

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

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch22

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) Island Biogeography: How Park Size and Condition Affect the Number of Species Protected, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch22

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:

  • island biogeography - park size and condition and number of species protected;
  • Islands - conveying images of safe havens;
  • island biogeography theory to test basic assumptions about role of nature reserves;
  • Information Center for the Environment (ICE);
  • National Biological Information Infrastructure;
  • performing regression analysis;
  • free PopTools add-in to MS Excel;
  • UCL (upper confidence limit) and LCL (lower confidence limit) - estimating bounds of true values

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources