Refined in detail through three editions, the manuals outstanding features include: an explanation of keys and how to use them; the inclusion of keys designed to identify by order or family extant mammals of the world; special sections containing comments and suggestions on identification; information on working with map coordinates and global positioning receivers; coverage of the use of computer programs to get estimates of home-range size and characteristics; and ideas for locating reliable, authoritative literature on mammals. A section on techniques for studying mammals in the field and in the laboratory rounds out this student-friendly learning tool. Beautifully wrought illustrations and diagrams accurately portray visual details of mammal groups or characteristics that are unavailable to study in person. Moreover, well-designed laboratory exercises provide opportunities to apply knowledge and master understanding.35:1a30. Roff, D. A. 1973a. On the accuracy of some mark-recapture estimators. Oecologia 12:15a34. Roff, D. A. 1973b. ... Sci., Kiev. [In Russian] Pucek, Z., and V. P. W. Lowe. 1975. Age criteria in small mammals, pp. 55a72. In F. B. Golleyanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Manual of Mammalogy|
|Author||:||Robert E. Martin, Ronald H. Pine, Anthony F. DeBlase|
|Publisher||:||Waveland Press - 2011-11-30|