Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling (CREEM) Masters Theses
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(2010) - ThesisGopher tortoises are a small land tortoise that inhabit south-eastern United States and are listed as threatened due to habitat loss. They are rather hard to survey, since they occur at low density. This project was based ...
Designing a shipboard line transect survey to estimate cetacean abundance off the Azores Archipelago, Portugal (2008) - ThesisManagement schemes dedicated to the conservation of wildlife populations rely on the effective monitoring of population size, and this requires the accurate and precise estimation of abundance. The accuracy and precision ...
(2007) - ThesisThe development of an animal-borne instrument that can record oceanographic measurements (CTD-SRDL) has enabled the collection of oceanographic data at a scale relevant to the counterpart behavioural data, both in time and ...