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The prioritization scheme identifies those birds at any locality on several geographic scales most in need of conservation action. Further, it suggests some of those actions that ought to be taken. Ranking criteria used to set priorities for Neotropical migratory landbirds measure characteristics…
Author(s): William C. Hunter, Michael F. Carter, David N. Pashley, Keith Barker
Keywords: habitats, migratory birds, ranking, wildlife conservation
Source: In: Finch, Deborah M.; Stangel, Peter W. (eds.). Status and management of neotropical migratory birds: September 21-25, 1992, Estes Park, Colorado. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-229. Fort Collins, Colo.: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service: 109-119
Year: 1993
The dry-weight-rank method of estimating botanical composition on California's annual grasslands is a viable alternative to harvesting and sorting or methods using points. Two data sets of sorted species weights were available. One spanned nine years with quadrats harvested at peak of production.…
Author(s): Raymond D. Ratliff, William E. Frost
Keywords: annual plant, Tilden Regional Park, ranking, species composition, San Joaquin Experimental Range
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-410. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 5 p
Year: 1990
Summary of bird survey information is a critical component of conservation activities, but often our summaries rely on statistical methods that do not accommodate the limitations of the information. Prioritization of species requires ranking and analysis of species by magnitude of population trend…
Author(s): John R. Sauer, William A. Link, J. Andrew Royle
Keywords: Bayesian methods, bird surveys, hierarchical models, Markov chain Monte Carlo, North American Breeding Bird Survey, ranking, trends.&nbsp
Source: In: Ralph, C. John; Rich, Terrell D., editors 2005. Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference. 2002 March 20-24; Asilomar, California, Volume 2 Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-191. Albany, CA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station: p. 762-770
Year: 2005