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Line Transect Counts

  • Hugo Jachmann

Abstract

The line-transect technique is relatively easy to apply in the field, but the underlying theory and the mathematics involved are complicated, and consequently a computer and appropriate software are essential tools. The underlying theory has been described in a series of papers. The two most important papers were a monograph by Burnham et al. (1980), followed by the volume by Buckland et al. (1993), which documents the most recent developments in the science of line-transect methodology.

Keywords

Global Position System Perpendicular Distance Detection Function Frequency Diagram Sighting Distance 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo Jachmann
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  1. 1.Wildlife Resource Monitoring UnitEnvironmental Council of ZambiaLusakaZambia

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