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Identifying and assessing ecotourism visitor impacts at eight protected areas in Costa Rica and Belize
(Cambridge University Press, 2001-09)
Protected area visitation is an important component of ecotourism, and as such, must be sustainable. However, protected area visitation may degrade natural resources, particularly in areas of concentrated visitor activities ...
Ocelot Leopardus pardalis in Belize: the impact of trap spacing and distance moved on density estimates
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-10)
We used remote cameras to obtain information on an elusive species and to examine the effects of different camera trapping methodologies on abundance estimates. We determined activity pattern, trail use, trap success, and ...
The use of camera traps for estimating jaguar Panthera onca abundance and density using capture/recapture analysis
(Cambridge University Press, 2004-04)
Across their range jaguars Panthera onca are important conservation icons for several reasons: their important role in ecosystems as top carnivores, their cultural and economic value, and their potential conflicts with ...
Effectiveness of a confinement strategy for reducing campsite impacts in Shenandoah National Park
(Cambridge University Press, 2004-12)
The expansion and proliferation of backcountry campsites is a persistent problem in many parks and protected areas. Shenandoah National Park (SNP) has one of the highest backcountry overnight use densities in the USA ...
A production modeling approach to the assessment of the horseshoe crab (Limulds polyphemus) population in Delaware Bay
(National Marine Fisheries Service Scientific Publication Office, 2006-04)
Horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) is harvested commercially, used by the biomedical industry, and provides food for migrating shorebirds, particularly in Delaware Bay. Recently, decreasing crab population trends in this ...
¿Cómo integrar la estrategia de una empresa con su sistema de gestión de calidad?
(Instituto Tecnologico De Costa Rica, 2006-06-01)
Pollen Evidence of the Prehistoric Presence of Cattail (Typha: Typhaceae) in Palo Verde National Park, Costa Rica
(Museo Nacional De Costa Rica, 2006)
The application of microsatellite DNA markers for forensic analysis of koi carp (Cyprinus carpio)
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2005)
We describe the use of microsatellite DNA markers, previously developed for common carp, to investigate a forensic case involving ornamental koi carp. Two South African breeders offered koi strains for sale, which a third ...
Tecnologías avanzadas de manufactura en países en vías de desarrollo una comparación entre Costa Rica y México
(Instituto Tecnologico De Costa Rica, 2006-10-01)