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Amphibian Conservation Biology


Distribution patterns at regional and European scales - Conservation Status

more maps on amphibian distribution in Europe

 

Invasive and introduced species

  • Impact on natural populations of amphibians
  • Ecological modelling of distribution patterns
  • Laboratory experiments: Exploring mechanisms
   


Ecological modelling - Landscape ecology

  • Composition and configuration of habitats
  • Connectivity
  • Multi-scale analysis
  • Ecological tresholds
  • Global Information Systems
  • Management recommendations
 

 

Behavioural ecology - Demography and population dynamics

  • Capture - Mark - Recapture
  • Dispersion
  • Intra-seasonal habitat change
  • Home range
  • Optimal foraging
 

 

Ecotoxicology

  • Pollution of agricultural wetlands
  • Behavioural biomarkers of pesticides and road de-icers
  • Life-history traits
 

 

Emerging diseases

  • Distribution patterns
  • Pathogenicity
  • Mesomycetozoan parasites, chytrids (Bd), viruses
 
 

Target species: Ichthyosaura alpestris - Triturus cristatus (Directive habitat - II) - Lissotriton helveticus - Triturus marmoratus (Directive Habitat IV) - Calotriton asper - Rana ridibunda - Rana temporaria

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