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Accession Number PB2013-107201
Title Airport Wildlife Population Management: A Synthesis of Airport Practice.
Publication Date 2013
Media Count 79p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This synthesis provides direct wildlife population control techniques for reducing wildlife collisions with aircraft. This report synthesizes the various direct wildlife population control techniques available to airport personnel and their relative effectiveness. In addition, the ecological foundation of wildlife population control and management is also summarized. A literature review and survey of individuals involved in wildlife management at airports was conducted. The 15 airports surveyed (100% response rate) were representative of a broad range of biological habitats and conditions across the United States from all nine FAA regions. These airports were surveyed to obtain quantitative and qualitative information on existing wildlife population control methods and integrated management approaches currently used in the United States and their perceived effectiveness.
Keywords Airports
Case studies
Damage management
Endangered species
Hazard assessment
Property damage
Wildlife management
Wildlife strikes

Source Agency Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration
National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board
NTIS Subject Category 48B - Natural Resource Management
57Z - Zoology
85D - Transportation Safety
85A - Air Transportation
Corporate Author Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. Airport Cooperative Research Program.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1316
Contract Number N/A

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