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Estimation of density from line transect sampling of biological populations

Kenneth P. Burnham

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Published
**1980**
by Wildlife Society in [Washington]
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Written in English

- Animal populations -- Mathematical models,
- Animal populations -- Statistical methods

**Edition Notes**

Other titles | Journal of wildlife management. Vol. 44, no. 2 (Suppl.) |

Statement | by Kenneth P. Burnham, David R. Anderson and Jeffrey L. Laake. |

Series | Wildlife monographs -- no. 72 |

Contributions | Anderson, David Raymond, 1942-, Laake, Jeffrey L. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QH352 B86 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 202 p. : |

Number of Pages | 202 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21030453M |

Context. In most natural populations, exhaustive counts are not possible and estimates need to be derived from partial sampling by using analytical methods that account for biological processes, sampling errors and detection probability. The methods available have contrasting pitfalls and payoffs in relation to the assumptions made but are seldom contrasted on the same We Cited by: 8. Sequential sampling. 0. 0. Stop sampling: density exceeds. threshold. Stop sampling: density below threshold. Number of samples taken. Cumulative number of pests. Take some minimum number of samples, then make a decision to stop or continue sampling • Stop sampling: treat • Stop sampling: don’t treat.

1. Line transect survey techniques have been used to estimate population density for a variety of mammal species in tropical forests. In many cases indirect methods, surveying signs of animals such as counts of dung or nests, have been used because of the poor visibility in these by: Burnham, K. P., D. R. Anderson and J. L. Laake, Robust estimation from line transect data. Journal of Wildlife Management 43(4)

First, we aimed to estimate the population density of Bearded Vultures using line-transect distance sampling (LTDS) in a section of the Annapurna Himalaya Range where population density has been estimated in the past (Gil et al. , Acharya et al. , Giri , Paudel et al. ). For more robust estimation of density, here we used Cited by: 1. Point-intercept along a transect line: The simplest ecological sampling method is point intercept. You can lay the transect line across the classroom and record what is directly under each meter or half meter mark on the line (e.g. table, floor, backpack, book, pencil, student).File Size: 35KB.

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Estimation of density from line transect sampling of biological populations. [Washington]: Wildlife Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth P Burnham; David Raymond Anderson; Jeffrey L Laake; Wildlife Society. A double-decker boat (7 m high and 12 m long) was used as observation platform, and data collection was performed according to the line transect sampling methodology [38] to estimate density and.

4 Line Transect Sampling there are plen t y of options for density estimation. tional or classic dista nce sampling (line transect and po i nt transect), multiple. Estimation of density from line transect sampling of biological populations.

Wildl We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of by: 2. Line transect methods that are pooling robust allow data from different transects or locations to be pooled for estimation of population density. This is particularly important in situations where data from individual transects are sparse and pooling is done out of by: 3.

This article considers a new method of line transect density estimation wherein sampling is terminated as soon as either a fixed length L 0 of the transect is transersed or a fixed number N 0 ofjects are sighted.

The case N 0 →∞ corresponds to the method currently in by: 3. This book concentrates on distance sampling, and supercedes K.P. Burnham et al. () ["Estimation of density from line transect sampling of biological populations" in Wildlife Monograph, No. 72]. Distance methods of sampling are based on animal distances from points or lines.

In essence, one proceeds down a randomly chosen path called a line transect and measures or estimates the Cited by: In the line transect sampling procedure, a line is ran-domly placed across an area, A, that contains the unknown population of interest.

An observer follows the transect and records one or more of the following three pieces of informa-tion for each animal sighted: (i) The radial distance, r. Guidelines for line transect sampling of biological populations.

FWS/OBS 76/ By: David R. Anderson. Tweet. Links. The Publications Warehouse does not have links to digital versions of this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS |.

The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical by: 2. Field techniques refer to the standardized methods employed to select, count, measure, capture, mark, and observe individuals sampled from the target population for the purpose of collecting data required to achieve study objectives.

The term also includes methods used to collect voucher specimens, tissue samples, and habitat data. Distance sampling is a widely used technique for estimating the size or density of biological populations.

Many distance sampling designs and most analyses use the software Distance. briefly review distance sampling and its assumptions, outline the history, structure and capabilities of Distance, and provide hints on its use. by: The line and the area on either side of the line that is searched for plants has been called a transect.

If we assume that we can see all plants within w units of the line, we have strip transects. More commonly, we can observe all plants close to the line, but we count only a portion of those farther from the line.

Full text of "Population density estimation using line transect sampling" See other formats POPULATION DENSITY ESTIMATION USING LINE TRANSECT SAMPLING BY JOHN A.

ONDRASIK A DISSERTATION PRESENTED TO THE GRADUATE COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF.

Popular Methods for Estimating Abundance. Line transect; Variable circular plot; Removal Methods (Catch-per-effort, Change-in-ratio) Guidelines for line transect sampling of biological populations. Wildl. Manage. Estimation of density from line transect sampling of biological populations.

The estimation of the abundance of populations (such as terrestrial mammal species) can be achieved using a number of different types of transect methods, such as strip transects, line transects, belt transects, point transects [page needed] and curved line transects.

See also. Census – Acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. - Density Estimation Methods for Line and Point Transects.

Printer-friendly version. Line transect sampling is usually used to sample objects for which detectability depends on location relative to the observer. The objective is to estimate the density of objects in the study region.

In this image the large red oval defines the study area of interest and the red line from the lakeshore into the forest defines the transect used for sampling the changes in earthworm populations and plant communities associated with this gradient.

The transect was meters long and sample plots were place every 50 meters along the transect. Distance Sampling: Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations () Distance Sampling was first published in by Chapman and Hall, and was subsequently reprinted in by the authors.

It has now been superseded by a new book, Introduction to Distance Sampling, which is available from Oxford University Press.

In line-transect sampling, the survey design comprises a set of straight lines, randomly or more commonly systematically spread through the study area for which an abundance estimate is required. Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations, Oxford University Press, Oxford () A general framework for animal density estimation from.

Access Line Transect Excel spreadsheet Access Mark-recapture Excel spreadsheet. line transect and mark-recapture methods: density estimate from a systematic sampling scheme Reference: Burnham, K.P., D.R. Anderson, and J. L. Laake. Estimation of density from line transect sampling of biological populations.

Wildlife Monographs No. Burnham, K.P., D.R. Anderson, and J.L. Laake. Estimation of Density from Line Transect Sampling of Biological Populations. detectability function, fundamental models, probability density construction, variance estimation including bootstrap and jackknife, sample size estimation) Program DISTANCE demonstration Program MARK.Estimation of density from line transect sampling of biological populations.

Wildlife Monograph No. Throughout this Guide, the notation, (pg:xxx-xxx), refers to relevant page numbers in Buckland et al. () which contain details on the notation, concepts and analysis methods. DISTANCE evolved from program TRANSECT (Burnham et al.

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