Habitat relationships between a sympatric mule and white-tailed deer population in South-Central Texas

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dc.degree.department Accounting and Information Systems en_US
dc.degree.discipline Accounting and Information Systems en_US
dc.degree.grantor Texas Tech University en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.degree.name M .S . en_US
dc.rights.availability unrestricted en_US
dc.creator Avey , Josh T . en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014 -02 -19T18 :20 :38Z
dc.date.available 2011 -02 -18T22 :18 :44Z en_US
dc.date.available 2014 -02 -19T18 :20 :38Z
dc.date.issued 2001 -05 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /17966 en_US
dc.description.abstract My objective was to determine landscape and ecological parameters that serve as spatial separators between desert mule deer and white -tailed deer . My goal was to develop recommendations that landowners could use to manage habitats for both deer species . I separated the analysis into two separate chapters . Chapter II investigates landscape separation considering ecological parameters that serve as spatial separators between desert mule deer and white -tailed deer . The predictions I tested were as follows : (1 ) mule deer use steeper slopes than white -tailed deer ; (2 ) desert mule deer occur at higher elevations than white -tailed deer ; (3 ) there were no differences between topography selected by desert mule deer and white -tailed deer ; and (4 ) habitats used b > white -tailed deer had greater shrub densities (plants >1 m ) than habitats used by desert mule deer . Chapter III considers landscape separation based on signature classifications of satellite imagery . I tested two predictions with classified data . First , areas with different vegetation structure will project different pixel signatures . Second , habitat used by desert mule deer will possess different pixel signatures than the habitat used by white - tailed deer . en_US
dc.language.iso en _US en_US
dc.publisher Texas Tech University en_US
dc.subject Mule deer en_US
dc.subject White -tailed deer en_US
dc.title Habitat relationships between a sympatric mule and white -tailed deer population in South -Central Texas en_US
dc.type Electronic Thesis en_US

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Habitat relationships between a sympatric mule and white-tailed deer population in South-Central Texas. Master's thesis, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /17966 .

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