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William Thompson

William L. Thompson is an ecologist/biometrician with the National Park Service in Anchorage, Alaska, where he helps design long-term monitoring programs for plants and animals in five national parks in southwestern Alaska. He is senior author of Monitoring Vertebrate Populations (Academic Press, 1998). He is also the author of Sampling Rare or Elusive Species: Concepts, Designs, and Techniques for Estimating Population Parameters (Island Press, 2004).
Sampling Rare or Elusive Species

Sampling Rare or Elusive Species

Concepts, Designs, and Techniques for Estimating Population Parameters

Information regarding population status and abundance of rare species plays a key role in resource management decisions. Ideally, data should be collected using statistically sound sampling methods, but by their very nature, rare or...