Biology and Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers (inbunden)
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Winner of 2013 Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title.
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Aubry, Keith B. (ed.)
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Biology and Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers (inbunden)

Biology and Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers

A New Synthesis

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This book reflects all of the major developments in research, conservation, and management programs on Martes species that have occurred throughout the world during the last few decades.
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"This volume will be an essential resource for mammalogists, resource managers, and applied ecologists involved in research or conservation of martens, sables, and fishers.... The volume has been carefully edited and reviewed, and the thoroughness with which the authors present and interpret recent advances in their specialty areas is really quite impressive." -- Kurt J. Jenkins * Northwest Science * ""This book successfully provides wildlife biologists, resource managers, and policy makers a synthesis of the current state of knowledge on the biology and conservation of Martes species. The scienti?c underpinnings for conservation efforts designed to maintain and enhance Martes populations are well articulated. Although many chapters are genus speci?c, several chapters e.g., sampling and modeling techniques, climate change impacts are relevant to a wider range of taxa. As such, this book will appeal to mammalogists, ?eld biologists, conservation biologists, and policy makers working to understand and conserve Martes and other mammalian populations worldwide."-Sean M. Mathews, Journal of Mammalogy, 952:434-436, 2014" "This synthetic, contemporary volume provides a broad range of knowledge about the genus Martes.... The 20 chapters, clearly written by experts, provide a good balance of topics, such as phylogenetics, physiological ecology, habitat selection, and wildlife management. The foundational knowledge enables readers to understand each chapter even if they are not experts in a particular topic; however, the content is detailed enough to be valuable to professionals. This makes the volume excellent for undergraduates.... It will be a classic reference work, important to biologists and managers and integral to academic shelves. Summing Up: Highly recommended." * Choice * "Recent developments in research technologies such as modeling and genetics, biological knowledge about pathogens and parasites, and concerns about the potential effects of global warming on the distribution and status of Martes populations make new syntheses of these areas especially timely. The volume provides an overview of what is known while clarifying initiatives for future research and conservation priorities, and will be of interest to mammalogists, resource managers, applied ecologists, and conservation biologists." * Northeastern Naturalist *

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Keith B. Aubry and Martin G. Raphael are Research Wildlife Biologists at the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. William J. Zielinski is a Research Ecologist at the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. Gilbert Proulx, the chair of the Martes Working Group, is Director of Science at Alpha Wildlife Research & Management Ltd. Steven W. Buskirk is Professor of Zoology and Physiology at the University of Wyoming.


Section 1: Evolution and Biogeography of the Genus Martes1. Synthesis of Martes Evolutionary History by Susan S. Hughes2. Behind the Genes: Diversification of North American Martens (Martes americana and M. caurina) by Natalie G. Dawson and Joseph A. Cook3. Complex Host-Parasite Systems in Martes: Implications for Conservation Biology of Endemic Faunas by Eric P. Hoberg, Anson V.A. Koehler, and Joseph A. Cook4. Distribution Changes of American Martens and Fishers in Eastern North America, 1699-2001 by William B. KrohnSection 2: Ecology and Management of Martes Populations5. Population Biology and Matrix Demographic Modeling of American Martens and Fishers by Steven W. Buskirk, Jeff Bowman, and Jonathan H. Gilbert6. Evaluating Translocations of Martens, Sables, and Fishers: Testing Model Predictions with Field Data by Roger A. Powell, Jeffrey C. Lewis, Brian G. Slough, Scott M. Brainerd, Neil R. Jordan, Alexei V. Abramov, Vladimir Monakhov, Patrick A. Zollner, and Takahiro Murakami7. Pathogens and Parasites of Martes Species: Management and Conservation Implications by Mourad W. Gabriel, Greta M. Wengert, and Richard N. Brown8. Ecophysiology of Overwintering in Northern Martes Species by Anne-Mari Mustonen and Petteri NieminenSection 3: Ecology and Management of Habitat for Martes Species9. Improved Insights into Use of Habitat by American Martens by Ian D. Thompson, John Fryxell, and Daniel J. Harrison10. Habitat Ecology of Fishers in Western North America: A New Synthesis by Catherine M. Raley, Eric C. Lofroth, Richard L. Truex, J. Scott Yaeger, and J. Mark Higley11. Habitat Ecology of Martes Species in Europe: A Review of the Evidence by Emilio Virgos, Andrzej Zalewski, Luis M. Rosalino, and Marina MergeySection 4: Advances in Research Techniques for Martes Species12. Scale Dependency of American Marten (Martes americana) Habitat Relations by Andrew J. Shirk, Tzeidle N. Wasserman, Samuel A. Cushman, and Martin G. Raphael13. The Use of Radiotelemetry in Research on Martes Species: Techniques and Technologies by Craig M. Thompson, Rebecca A. Green, Joel Sauder, Kathryn L. Purcell, Richard A. Sweitzer, and Jon M. Arnemo14. Noninvasive Methods for Surveying Martens, Sables, and Fishers by Robert A. Long and Paula MacKay15. Occupancy Estimation and Modeling in Martes Research and Monitoring by Keith M. Slauson, James A. Baldwin, and William J. ZielinskiSection 5: Conservation of Martes Populations16. Martens and Fishers in a Changing Climate by Joshua J. Lawler, Hugh D. Safford, and Evan H. Girvetz17. Conservation Genetics of the Genus Martes: Assessing Within-Species Movements, Units to Conserve, and Connectivity across Ecological and Evolutionary Time by Michael K. Schwartz, Aritz Ruiz-Gonzalez, Ryuichi Masuda, and Cino Pertoldi18. Use of Habitat and Viability Models in Martes Conservation and Restoration by Carlos Carroll, Wayne D. Spencer, and Jeffrey C. Lewis19. Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers in Multispecies Bioregional Assessments by Bruce G. Marcot and Martin G. Raphael20. A Century of Change in Research and Management on the Genus Martes by Gilbert Proulx and Margarida Santos-ReisLiterature Cited Index