Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity. Standard Methods for Amphibians.

Kirjan sisällysluettelo: Chapters: 1. Introduction 2. Amphibian diversity and natural history: an overview 3. Essentials of standardization and quantification 4. Research design for quantitative amphibian studies 5. Keys to a successful project: associated data and planning 6. Standard techniques for inventory and monitoring 7. Supplemental approaches to studying amphibian biodiversity 8. Estimating population size 9. Analysis of amphibian biodiversity data 10. Conclusions and recommendations Appendixes: 1. Handling live amphibians 2. Techniques for marking amphibians 3. Recording frog calls 4. Preparing amphibians as scientific specimens 5. Collecting tissue for biochemical analysis 6. Vendors 7. Table of random numbers