Models for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes

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  • Author : Joshua Millspaugh
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 720 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080920160
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Models for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes

Models for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 April 2011
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A single-resource volume of information on the most current and effective techniques of wildlife modeling, Models for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes is appropriate for students and researchers alike. The unique blend of conceptual, methodological, and application chapters discusses research, applications and concepts of modeling and presents new ideas and strategies for wildlife habitat models used in conservation planning. The book makes important contributions to wildlife conservation of animals in several ways: (1) it highlights historical and contemporary advancements in

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  • Release : 04 June 2018
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 26 October 2012
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  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on Revisiting Brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone Area
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  • Release : 30 December 2020
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