Comments on Some Designs Proposed for Experiments on the Biological Importance of Corridors

Comments on Some Designs Proposed for Experiments on the Biological Importance of Corridors Note Comments on Some Designs Proposed for Experiments on the Biological Importance of Corridors G. INGLIS School of Biological Sciences Zoology Building University of Sydney New South Wales 2006, Australia A.J. UNDERWOOD School of Biological Sciences and Institute of Marine Ecology Zoology Building University of Sydney New South Wales 2006, Australia Introduction ments to evaluate properly the consequences of corri- dors between isolated fragments of habitat and source Natural remnant corridors of habitat are often consid- populations. They suggested a number of related exper- ered to be a useful (if not essential) component of man- imental designs that may be used to do this. Even agement of landscapes because they provide connec- though we concur with Murphy (1990) and Nicholls tions among patches of habitat. Therefore, the argument and Margules (1991) on the need for greater rigor in goes, migration between and recolonization of patches conservation science, there are several problems with will be enhanced, assisting the maintenance of popula- the designs proposed for experiments on corridors. This tions and biotic diversity in a region (Noss 1987; Sim- article suggests ways in which these designs could be berloff & Cox 1987). Until recently, however, debate refined to make them http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Conservation Biology Wiley

Comments on Some Designs Proposed for Experiments on the Biological Importance of Corridors

Conservation Biology, Volume 6 (4) – Dec 1, 1992

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Note Comments on Some Designs Proposed for Experiments on the Biological Importance of Corridors G. INGLIS School of Biological Sciences Zoology Building University of Sydney New South Wales 2006, Australia A.J. UNDERWOOD School of Biological Sciences and Institute of Marine Ecology Zoology Building University of Sydney New South Wales 2006, Australia Introduction ments to evaluate properly the consequences of corri- dors between isolated fragments of habitat and source Natural remnant corridors of habitat are often consid- populations. They suggested a number of related exper- ered to be a useful (if not essential) component of man- imental designs that may be used to do this. Even agement of landscapes because they provide connec- though we concur with Murphy (1990) and Nicholls tions among patches of habitat. Therefore, the argument and Margules (1991) on the need for greater rigor in goes, migration between and recolonization of patches conservation science, there are several problems with will be enhanced, assisting the maintenance of popula- the designs proposed for experiments on corridors. This tions and biotic diversity in a region (Noss 1987; Sim- article suggests ways in which these designs could be berloff & Cox 1987). Until recently, however, debate refined to make them

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