Careful thinking is required to design a distance sampling study

Chapter 4 Survey design and field methods

In this chapter you will learn about work conducted prior to data collection–in designing surveys. The lecture on field procedures describes how data collection protocols can be crafted to match the assumptions of distance sampling.


Design of distance sampling surveys
Issues arising at edges of study areas
Determination of adequate sample size
Field methods

Lecture 1 - design of distance sampling surveys

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Lecture 2 - issues arising at edges of study areas

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Lecture 3 - determination of adequate sample size

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Lecture 6 - field methods

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Dialogue & Discussion