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CWD surveillance in Alberta 2005-2012 : literature review and initial data analysis

Description

The primary objectives were to 1) describe the occurrence of CWD in wild deer in Alberta (raw data and weighted surveillance measures), 2) compare disease occurrence in hunter-harvest and disease control data, 3) evaluate the sensitivity of the surveillance data to detect CWD occurrence, 4) assess validity of possible geographic spread and/or numerical increase of CWD in Alberta, 5) assess spatial variation in CWD risk, 6) predict future spread, and 7) develop a sampling approach to assess occurrence of CWD in northern, western, or central Alberta.

Tags
Deer chronic wasting disease cwd mule deer

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Alternative Title

Literature review and initial data analysis

Extent

109 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

Contributor

Nobert, Barry

Contributor

Pybus, M.J.

Contributor

Merrill, Evelyn

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Environment

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-04-01

Date Added

2016-03-17T16:46:22.319550

Date Modified

2014-04-01

Date Issued

2014-04-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460111123

ISBN (print)

9781460111116

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Environment and Parks