Handbook of Biodiversity Methods: Survey, Evaluation and Monitoring

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David Hill, Matthew Fasham, Graham Tucker, Michael Shewry, Philip Shaw
Cambridge University Press, Aug 4, 2005 - Nature - 573 pages
Biodiversity is recognised to be of global importance, yet species and habitats continue to be under increasing pressure from human-induced influences. This Handbook provides standard procedures which will enable practitioners to better monitor the condition of the biodiversity resource, resulting in improved data upon which to base future policy decisions and actions. Organised in three parts, the Handbook first addresses planning, covering method selection, experimental design, sampling strategy, and data analysis/evaluation. Parts 2 and 3 then describe detailed methods of survey, evaluation and monitoring of habitats and species respectively.
 

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Contents

Introduction to planning
3
T RICH M REBANE M FASHAM F MCMEECHAN
6
Biodiversity evaluation methods
65
Introduction to habitat evaluation
105
Habitat requirements and issues
114
Methods for surveying habitats
154
Surveying and monitoring management
237
Habitat conservation evaluation criteria
245
Fish
370
Amphibians
387
Reptiles
405
Birds
415
Monitoring and reporting obligations
473
Annotated list of key references for plant
490
Recommended sources offilrther information 519 Aquatic invertebrates Chapter 20
524
422
528

Introduction to species assessment
253
95
278
G ROTHERO D DOBSON AND M FASHAM
288
PLANT R SANDS AND M FASHAM
322
PLANT R SANDS AND M FASHAM
328
Other terrestrial invertebrates
340
Aquatic invertebrates
361

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About the author (2005)

David Hill is Director of Ecology, RPS Group plc, UK.

Matthew Fasham is Principal Consultant, RPS Group plc, UK.

Graham Tucker is a freelance ecological consultant with Ecological Solutions, UK.

Michael Shewry is Environmental Statistician, Scottish Natural Heritage, UK.

Philp Shaw is Environmental Audit Officer, Scottish Natural Heritage, UK.

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