Assessing global patterns in mammalian carnivore occupancy and richness by integrating local camera trap surveys

@article{Rich2017AssessingGP,
  title={Assessing global patterns in mammalian carnivore occupancy and richness by integrating local camera trap surveys},
  author={Lindsey N. Rich and Courtney L. Davis and Zach J. Farris and David A W Miller and Jody Marlene Tucker and Sandra Hamel and Mohammad S. Farhadinia and Robin Steenweg and Mario S. di Bitetti and Kanchan Thapa and Mamadou Daha Kane and Sunarto Sunarto and Nathaniel P. Robinson and Agustin Paviolo and Paula Cruz and Quinton E Martins and Navid Gholikhani and Ateih Taktehrani and Jesse Whittington and Febri Anggriawan Widodo and Nigel Gilles Yoccoz and Claudia Wultsch and Bart J Harmsen and Marcella J. Kelly},
  journal={Global Ecology and Biogeography},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={918-929}
}
Aim Biodiversity loss is a major driver of ecosystem change, yet the ecological data required to detect and mitigate losses are often lacking. Recently, camera trap surveys have been suggested as a method for sampling local wildlife communities, because these observations can be collated into a global monitoring network. To demonstrate the potential of camera traps for global monitoring, we assembled data from multiple local camera trap surveys to evaluate the interchange between fine- and… Expand

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