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How should regional biodiversity be monitored? / Buckland, Stephen Terrence; Baillie, Stephen; Dick, Jan; Elston, David; Magurran, Anne; Scott, Marian; Smith, Ron; Somerfield, Paul ; Studeny, Angelika Caroline; Watt, Allan.

In: Environmental and Ecological Statistics, Vol. 19, No. 4, 12.2012, p. 601-626.

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Buckland, ST, Baillie, S, Dick, J, Elston, D, Magurran, A, Scott, M, Smith, R, Somerfield, P, Studeny, AC & Watt, A 2012, 'How should regional biodiversity be monitored?' Environmental and Ecological Statistics, vol 19, no. 4, pp. 601-626. DOI: 10.1007/s10651-012-0202-7

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Buckland, S. T., Baillie, S., Dick, J., Elston, D., Magurran, A., Scott, M., ... Watt, A. (2012). How should regional biodiversity be monitored? Environmental and Ecological Statistics, 19(4), 601-626. DOI: 10.1007/s10651-012-0202-7

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Buckland ST, Baillie S, Dick J, Elston D, Magurran A, Scott M et al. How should regional biodiversity be monitored? Environmental and Ecological Statistics. 2012 Dec;19(4):601-626. Available from, DOI: 10.1007/s10651-012-0202-7

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Buckland, Stephen Terrence ; Baillie, Stephen ; Dick, Jan ; Elston, David ; Magurran, Anne ; Scott, Marian ; Smith, Ron ; Somerfield, Paul ; Studeny, Angelika Caroline ; Watt, Allan. / How should regional biodiversity be monitored?. In: Environmental and Ecological Statistics. 2012 ; Vol. 19, No. 4. pp. 601-626

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