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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 169–174.
Published: 07 February 2013
... et al. 2006). A scale digital model is then produced by fitting a surface to the points via triangulation and it can then be measured via photogrammetry. Application and efficiency of beeswax casting and digital photogrammetry to study the morphology of a Varanus sp. foraging excavation Tamra F...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.010
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Wetland classification and assessment of conservation significance are based on criteria that generally exclude one of the largest components of biodiversity in lentic systems: the invertebrates. Preliminary data are presented on sampling efficiency and methods required to describe invertebrate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... the possibility of providing base layer spatial information on habitat distributions and quality as well as an efficient means of updating this information based on natural and anthropogenic change ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.054
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... is a legitimate source of knowledge, but only if it is fallible. A range of behavioural and numerical methods may be employed to elicit, combine and communicate opinions in deliberation processes by expert groups. Expert groups provide an efficient and convenient way of synthesising a broad range of knowledge...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.020
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... along gradients in grazing intensity, but Collembola, Coleoptera and Orthoptera did not. However, understorey plants and birds were more efficient indicators of grazing impacts. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.947
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of quality control, and not as a substitute for audit, compliance, survey or research. The most desirable attributes of a monitoring system were identified as simplicity, integrated sampling, efficient sampling, reliability, feasibility, credibility and affordability. It is recognized that it is not possible...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.012
EISBN: 0959995145
..., availability of resources and equipment, experience from previous strandings, an efficient overall control organization and the contributions of both government employees and volunteers. Just as no single factor can be isolated as the cause of this stranding, the success of the rescue cannot be attributed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.003
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... efficiently and defensibly so that they are fully representative of the land classes of a region. Several questions remain, however, about the extent to which a region’s fauna can be adequately protected simply by reserving land classes. Five limitations of land class reservation for the protection of fauna...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 449–461.
Published: 01 May 2020
... present a general overview of citizen science and some of the opportunities and challenges associated with its rapid growth, with a focus on Australia. We use case studies of successful citizen science projects in New South Wales to demonstrate its potential across areas such as cost efficiency...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 416–432.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to their heightened olfactory abilities and bond with humans, are trained to detect odours of interest to conservationists. Conservation dogs have proven to repeatedly outperform alternative survey methods in terms of accuracy, efficiency and/or cost. They have now been used for the detection of endangered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... This chapter reviews recent developments in the economics of the environment with special reference to forest fauna. While economics can make a substantial contribution to broad land-use decisions, it is less useful in day-to-day management decisions. Efficient allocation of resources...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 256–271.
Published: 01 December 2019
... these searches. Additional diurnal searches for tadpoles proved to be the most efficient method to detect the species and locate breeding sites. Of 102 sites surveyed, fragmented populations were found at 27 by the presence of tadpoles and adult frogs. The vegetation at these sites was woodland and open forest...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 192–200.
Published: 07 February 2013
... assessment methodology based on indirect signs that provides a reproducible, statistically valid, time-efficient and resource-efficient protocol for determining the presence of this species. The application, advantages and limitations of this ‘koala rapid assessment method’ (KRAM) are discussed...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 148–157.
Published: 10 October 2011
...James Knight; Tim Glasby; Lyndon Brooks The conservation of the Oxleyan Pygmy Perch Nannoperca oxleyana would benefit from the adoption of a standardised, non-destructive sampling protocol that effectively and efficiently detects the presence, and quantifies the relative abundance, of extant...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2019
... outbreaks of Crown-of-thorns Starfish. Meanwhile, direct culling (mostly by administering a lethal injection) remains the most effective mechanism to control outbreaks. The efficiency and effectiveness of the established culling program on the Great Barrier Reef was given an enormous boost in recent years...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and practical. This new equipment was tested for efficiency against a conventional, standard laboratory CO 2 euthanasia system using laboratory mice (8) and rats (6) that were due for euthanasia. No statistical difference was found between the two systems in the time taken for either species to succumb to CO 2...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 January 2018
... design conservation solutions that are effective, cost–efficient, and robust to uncertainty in this rapidly changing world. © 2017 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 spatial conservation planning migratory species nomadism extinction risk threatened species policy decision...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
... where the capacity for good regional biodiversity outcomes collapses. This collapse results because the priority ecosystem services sites tend to represent similar biodiversity, contrasting with the biodiversity complementarity required for efficient conservation planning. Recent proposals for spatial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 223–232.
Published: 17 March 2014
... grassland habitats which is likely to be their preferred habitat. Stipiturus malachurus were more common in reedy ( Baumea sp.) areas where their unique foraging behaviour may increase foraging efficiency. The remaining two species had some differences in habitat use, but foraged at significantly different...