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By Gary C. White

With the huge advances within the miniaturization of digital parts, flora and fauna biologists now many times display screen the events of free-ranging animals with radio-tracking units. This e-book explicates the numerous analytical recommendations and machine courses on hand to extract organic details from the radio monitoring information. Key Features:* Presentation of software program courses for fixing particular problems* Read more...

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In order to study reproductive behavior would be a questionable practice unless the researcher demonstrated, through controlled experiments, that the instrumentation proce­ dure did not affect the animals. ) that the impact is negligible. The need to study the impacts of attaching a transmitter to an animal is clearly evident; however, it is often difficult to design an appropriate experi­ ment. A well-designed experiment would compare the performance of a popu­ lation of instrumented animals with a control population of non-instrumented animals.

3 7 : 3 - 9 . Hamley, J. M. and J. B. Falls. 1975. Reduced activity in transmitter carrying voles. Can. J. Zool. 5 3 : 1 4 7 6 - 1 4 7 8 . , J. R. Tester, D. B. Siniff, and M. M. Nelson. 1970. A biotelemetry study of survival of pen-reared pheasants released in selected habitats. J. Wildl. Manage. 34:267-274. Hines, J. E. and F. C. Zwickel. 1985. Influence of radio packages on young blue grouse. J. Wildl. Manage. 4 9 : 1 0 5 0 - 1 0 5 4 . Hirons, G. J. M. and R. B. Owen, Jr. 1982. Radio tagging as an aid to the study of woodcock.

Survival and behavior of hand reared mal­ lards released in the wild. J. Wildl. Manage. 36:1118 - 1 1 2 7 . Siegfried, W. , P. G. H. Frost, I. J. Ball, and D. F. McKinney. 1977. Effects of radiopackages on African black ducks. S. Afr. J. Wildl. Res. 7 : 3 7 - 4 0 . Smith, H. R. 1980. Growth, reproduction and survival in Peromyscus leucopus carrying intraperitoneally implanted transmitters. Pages 3 6 7 - 3 7 4 inC. J. Amlaner, Jr. and D. W. Macdonald eds. A Handbook on Biotelemetry and Radio Tracking.

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