Tag Archives: survey

First surveying of forest canopy epiphytes in Honduras

The first investigation into epiphyte diversity, distribution and biomass on large canopy trees in Honduras has begun to reveal just how diverse these communities are

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Impact of forest disturbance on the Buton tarsier

A study into tarsiers on Buton Island, Sulawesi, shows that, counter-intuitively, they favour disturbed habitats over areas that have been least affected by human impact, particularly when choosing their sleeping sites

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Establishing suitable bio-indicators for cloud forest management

A study into epiphytic ferns in Northern Venezuela suggests that, with low levels of effort, time and cost, these species can be monitored and used as indicators of disturbance in cloud forest management

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Tarantula species rediscovered after 100 years

A new record for Honduras of a tarantula species is one of the outcomes of a survey carried out in Cusuco over summer 2011

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Trinidad survey shows higher adult survival rates for tropical birds

Trinidad survey shows higher adult survival rates for tropical birds than their temperate counterparts

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Stereo-video better for reef fish surveys

The use of stereo-video surveys to monitor reef fish communities can vastly reduce the errors that plague more traditional survey techniques.

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