Understand the theoretical wildlife-habitat relationships
Recognize those parameters involved in wildlife-habitat relationships and techniques used in measuring wildlife habitat
Develop mathematical models and statistical techniques used in wildlife habitat management problems
Analyze, interpret and present the results from research of wildlife-habitat relationships
Course Content (Syllabus)
Concepts and estimation of wildlife population demographic parameters. Estimation of wildlife community parameters. Estimation of wildlife habitat parameters from micro-scale to landscape level.
Principles of wildlife habitat management in evolutionary and ecosystem context.
Integrated wildlife-habitat study design and monitoring program.
Additional bibliography for study
Morrison, M.L., B.G. Marcot & W.R. Mannan (2005) Wildlife-Habitat Relationships: Concepts and Applications. 3rd ed. Island Press, Washington.
Morrison, M.L. W.M. Block, D.M. Strickland, B.A. Collier & M.J. Peterson (2008) Wildlife Study Design. 2nd ed. Springer, New York.
Zuur, A.F., E.N. Ieno & G.M. Smith (2007) Analysing Ecological Data. Springer, New York.