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This project was a continuation of research begun in 1976. Earlier studies had been designed to test the moose census procedures employed, analyze census results, and determine statistically reliable moose population estimates. The project TF 1. 1.1 was designed to develop an analysis model which...
Application of stratified random census procedures to the 1976 aerial moose census in the AOSERP study areaDownload
This report gives the first-year interim results of an ongoing project which will be completed in 1978. The project is one of a series to establish the baseline states of the terrestrial fauna in the AOSERP study area. The purpose of this project is to determine the population size of moose in...
A stratified random sampling procedure involving a helicopter census of square-mile (2.6 km2) quadrats in a 648 mi2 (1,678 km2) pilot area in the AOSERP study area was continued in February 1977. The census produced a weighted mean estimate of 0.49 moose/mi2 (0.19/km2), or a study area estimate...