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Radiotelemetry; techniques and analysis

Author(s):

David C. Dalton
Joshua J. Millspaugh
Sandy A. Wolf

Year:

2009

Publication type:

Other

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Source:

In: Kunz, Thomas H.; Parsons, Stuart, eds. Ecological and behavioral methods for the study of bats. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press: 57-77.

Description

Radiotelemetry has become and important tool in studies of animal behavior, ecology, management, and conservation. From the first decades following the introduction of radio transmitters, radiotelemetry emerged as a prominent and critically important tool in wildlife science for the study of physiology, animal movements (migration, dispersal, and home range), survival, animal abundance, and resource selection.

Citation

Amelon, Sybill K.; Dalton, David C.; Millspaugh, Joshua J.; Wolf, Sandy A. 2009. Radiotelemetry; techniques and analysis. In:Kunz, Thomas H.; Parsons, Stuart, eds. Ecological and behavioral methods for the study of bats. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press: 57-77.

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