|Resources Information Standards Committee|
|Inventory Methods for
Mountain Beaver, Bushy-tailed Woodrat & Porcupine
Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity No. 27Prepared by
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks
Resources Inventory Branch
for the Terrestrial Ecosystems Task Force
Resources Inventory Committee October 6, 1998
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Table of Contents
2. Inventory Group
2.1 Mountain Beaver Aplodontia rufa (Rafinesque 1817)
2.2 Bushy-tailed Woodrat Neotoma cinerea (Ord 1815)
2.3 Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum (Linnaeus 1758)
3.1 Sampling Standards
3.2 Inventory Surveys
3.3 Presence/Not detected
3.4 Relative Abundance
3.5 Absolute Abundance
List of Figures
Figure 1. RIC species inventory survey design hierarchy with examples.
Figure 2. Appearance of a semi-systematic layout for a line transect sampling design.
List of Tables
Table 1. Recommended methods for inventory of Mountain beaver, Bushy-tailed Woodrat, and Porcupine in British Columbia at three levels of intensity.
Table 2. Types of inventory surveys, the data forms needed, and the level of intensity of the survey.
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