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  • CRC Handbook of Census Methods for Terrestrial Vertebrates

    By David E. Davis

    Our Price: $665.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780849329708
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: January 1983
    Learn how to start a census program for terrestrial vertebrates with this handbook. Whether the information you need is for managing a population, surveying environmental impact, or conducting research on a particular species, this handbook has it all. Principles, methods, and calculations are explained. The following information is given for each species: name; range; reasons for census; life history; items of importance, e.g., migration; methods of census; recent and pertinent references; and comments about the various methods. CONTENTS: Introduction. Methods for Species: Amphibians and Reptiles. Methods for Species: Birds. Methods for Species: Mammals. Various Species in a Habitat. Index.
  • The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology, 3 Volume Set

    By Wenda Trevathan

    Our Price: $645.00
    • ISBN-13: 9781118584422
    • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
    A COMPREHENSIVE A-Z ENCYCLOPEDIC REFERENCE WORK FOCUSING ON THE DIVERSE FIELD OF BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, AVAILABLE BOTH ONLINE AND IN PRINT The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology features over 450 entries contributed by an international team of scholars and presents an extensive and invaluable survey of this fascinating field. This three-volume encyclopedia: Represents the first comprehensive encyclopedic reference relating to biological anthropology Features more than 450 entries covering topics ranging from ongoing human evolution, paleoanthropology, and non-human primates to paleopathology, forensic anthropology, and bioarchaeology Includes interdisciplinary coverage of primatology, human biology, paleoanthropology, bioarchaeology, anthropological genetics, and the history of biological anthropology This is an indispensable resource for undergraduate students and scholars engaged in the study and practice of biological anthropology and interrelated fields and disciplines. This work is also available as an online resource at www.encyclopediaofbiologicalanthropology.com.

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