Abundance estimation

Summary

Abundance estimation comprises all statistical methods for estimating the number of individuals in a population. In ecology, this may be anything from estimating the number of daisies in a field to estimating the number of blue whales in the ocean.[1]

Plot samplingEdit

Mark-recaptureEdit

Distance samplingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Borchers, D. L.; Buckland, S. T.; Zucchini, W. (2004). Estimating animal abundance. Springer. ISBN 1-85233-560-2.

Further readingEdit

  • Distance Sampling: Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations – S. T. Buckland, D. R. Anderson, K. P. Burnham, J. L. Laake
  • Estimating Abundance of African Wildlife: An Aid to Adaptive Management – Hugo Jachmann
  • Advanced Distance Sampling: Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations
  • Geostatistics for Estimating Fish Abundance – J. Rivoirard, J. Simmonds, K. G. Foote, P. Fernandes, N. Bez
  • Estimating the Abundance of Arboreal Forage Lichens: User's Guide : a Guide ... – Susan K. Stevenson, Harold M. Armleder, Art N. Lance