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Evaluation of an expert-based landscape suitability model for King rails in the Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Joint Venture Region

Duration

January 2008 - September 2010

Narrative

The three primary objectives are for evaluating the JV King Rail model are: 1) determine the value of an expert-based approach to landscape assessment for the species, 2) collect actual population and habitat data which will be used to build a better model, and 3) provide better distribution information for this species and other secretive marsh birds sampled while evaluating the model.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 99

Masters Students: 225

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 247

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 658

Scientific Publications: 1872

Presentations: 4186

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • University of Arkansas
  • USFWS Region 3

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey