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Terrestrial Field Data Collection Protocols (Abridged Version)

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The ABMI terrestrial data are collected for a wide variety habitats and species. This document summarizes all terrestrial protocols, including an overview...

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Wetland Field Data Collection Protocols (Abridged Version)

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The ABMI wetland data are collected for a wide variety habitats and species. This document summarizes all wetland protocols, including an overview of data...

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ABMI Geospatial Centre Research Team (Edmonton): Evaluation of WorldDEM DEM

Cranston J, Kariyeva J, Roy MC, Touzi R DOWNLOAD

This document is the final report for proposal DEM_HYDR1060: Catchment Delineation and Water Storage Capacity in the Prairie Pothole Region of Alberta,...

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Monitoring Hydro Temporal Variability in Alberta, Canada with Multi-Temporal Sentinel-1 SAR Data

DeLancey ER, Kariyeva J, Cranston J, Brisco B VIEW

This journal article presents a method to track temporal variability in surface water extent in Alberta. The method uses open source synthetic aperture...

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The Status of Human Footprint in Alberta

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In this report, we take an in-depth look at the status and trend of human footprint throughout Alberta, and broken down by natural region and Land-use...

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Google Earth Engine, Open-Access Satellite Data, and Machine Learning in Support of Large-Area Probabilistic Wetland Mapping

Hird JN, DeLancey ER, McDermid GJ, Kariyeva J VIEW

This journal article discusses a workflow for predicting the occurrence of wetlands on the landscape at a regional scale using Earth-observation data and...

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Recommendations for Acoustic Recognizer Performance Assessment with Application to Five Common Automated Signal Recognition Programs

Knight E, Hannah K, Foley G, Scott C, Bringham RM, Bayne E VIEW

Literature review to summarize the performance of automated acoustic recognition technology. The lessons learned from the literature review were then applied...

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ABMI Species Website Manual, Version: 2017-10-06

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This manual serves as background material for individual species results available from the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI). The document...

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Boreal Songbird Response to Understory Protection Harvesting in Alberta, Canada

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Four chapter thesis that evaluates the avian community response to understory protection harvesting in the boreal forest of Alberta, Canada. This thesis...

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Use of an Acoustic Location System to Understand Songbird Response to Vegetation Regeneration on Reclaimed Wellsites in the Boreal Forest of Alberta

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Four chapter thesis assessing the use of acoustic methods to quantify songbird community response to vegetation recovery on reclaimed wellsites in the...

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ABMI Essentials: Intactness

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Accessible explanation of the ABMI Biodiversity Intactness Index, including rationale, calculation, and use.

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Evaluating Functional Recovery of Habitat for Threatened Woodland Caribou

Dickie M, Serrouya R, DeMars C, Cranston J, Boutin S VIEW

Evaluation of functional recovery of linear features with respect to the effect of vegetation recovery thresholds on wolf movement and predation efficiency...

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Acoustic Recording Analysis Protocol

Lankau H, MacPhail A, Knaggs M, and Bayne E DOWNLOAD

This protocol describes how the Bioacoustic Unit processes acoustic data into tabular data, manages acoustic data, and enters data into a database. Specifically,...

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Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute Annual Report 2016-17

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A report on ABMI's operations, progress, new initiatives, and finances over the 2016-2017 year.

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How to Most Effectively Use Autonomous Recording Units When Data are Processed by Human Listeners

Bayne EM, Knaggs M, Sólymos P DOWNLOAD

This report assesses the most efficient means to maximize the extraction of information from audio recordings via human listening while minimizing listening...

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