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Inventory Methods for
Plethodontid Salamanders

Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity No. 36

Prepared for:
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks
Resources Inventory Branch
for the Terrestrial Ecosystems Task Force
Resources Inventory Committee

March 1, 1999
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Table of Contents

CIP

Preface

Acknowledgments

1. INTRODUCTION

2. INVENTORY GROUP

3. PROTOCOLS

GLOSSARY

LITERATURE CITED

APPENDIX

List of Figures

Figure 1. A symbolic coding scheme for toe-clipping terrestrial salamanders.

Figure 2. RIC species inventory survey hierarchy with examples.

Figure 3. Construction of a pitfall trap and drift fence array for terrestrial salamanders.

Figure 4. Diagram of an artificial cover object (ACO).

List of Tables

Table 1. Salamanders of British Columbia.

Table 2. Summary of sampling methods.

Table 3. Types of inventory surveys, the data forms needed, and the level of intensity of the survey.

Table 4. RIC objectives and analysis methods for presence/not detected data.

Table 5. RIC objectives and analysis methods for relative abundance data.


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