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Interaction between roadways and wildlife ecology (NCHRP synthesis)

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Published by National Academy Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corridors (Ecology),
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Roads,
  • Roadside animals,
  • Roadside ecology,
  • Traffic safety and wildlife,
  • Wildlife conservation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10358227M
    ISBN 100309069238
    ISBN 109780309069236


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Interaction between roadways and wildlife ecology (NCHRP synthesis) by Gary L Evink Download PDF EPUB FB2

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis Interaction Between Roadways and Wildlife Ecology summarizes existing information related to roadway planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance practices being used successfully and unsuccessfully, nationally and internationally, to accommodate wildlife ecology given the challenging background of.

Interaction Between Roadways and Wildlife Ecology A Synthesis of Highway Practice CONSULTANT GARY L. EVINK Ecologist Tallahassee, Florida TOPIC PANEL GREGG ERICKSON, California Department of Transportation PAUL GARRETT, Federal Highway Administration MARY E.

GRAY, Federal Highway Administration ALEX LEVY, Federal Highway Administration. This book on Wildlife Ecology is designed to be used as a textbook for college and university students for courses on Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Management and Conservation Biology.

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in Proceedings of the International Conference on Wildlife Ecology and Transportation (ICOWET), February   Evink GL. Interaction between roadways and wildlife ecology: a synthesis of highway practice.

NCHRP Synthesis Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. Ford A, Fahrig L. Diet and body size of North American mammal Cited by:   Wildlife Ecology and Management book.

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2 Goals of management 3 Hierarchies of decision 5 Policy goals 7 Feasible options 8 Summary 8 Part 1 Wildlife ecology 9 2 Biomes 11 Introduction 11 Forest biomes 12 Woodland biomes 14 Shrublands 14 Grassland biomes 15 Semi.

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