Tag Archives: Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary

Density Estimation of Hornbills in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Uthai Thani Province

Distance sampling (point transects) was conducted intensively to monitor population of hornbill species at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand.  Four species of hornbills live sympatrically which are Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis), Rufous-necked Hornbill (Aceros nipalensis) ,Wreathed Hornbill (Aceros undulatus) and Brown Hornbill (Anorrhinus  tickelli).  Only evergreen forest type was selected to be the survey site due to the fact ... Read More »

Smoke Composition of Burning Fire in Dry Deciduous Dipterocarp Forest at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Uthai Thani Province

Smoke composition of burning fire in dry deciduous dipterocarp forest at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary was studied in twelve 30 x 30 m2 plots with completely randomized design. Smoke composition was investigated in three plots per each month from January to April in 2003 and 2004. The smoke composition was recorded every two minutes in eight cardinal directions during ... Read More »

Monitoring of the Leopard Population at Khao Nang Rum in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary

Leopard population was monitered using capture-recapture technique.  Camera traps were set up for 3 years (1996-1999) over a 115.88 km2 area (A) around Khao Nang Rum Wildlife Research Station, Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary. Eighteen leopards were photographed including 4 adult females, 3 sub-adult females, 3 adult males, 3 sub-adult males and 5 males that could not be identified by ... Read More »

Effect of Fire on Vegetation in the Dry Deciduous Dipterocarp Forest at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Uthai Thani Province.

Effect of fire on vegetation in the dry deciduous dipterocarp forest at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary was observed from twelve plots of 30 m x 30 m size locating by completely randomized design sampling. Three plots were monthly burned startly from January to April in 2003. The effect of fire on growth and mortality data of vegetation were determined ... Read More »

Analysis of Recreational Uses in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary

The objectives of this study were to study socio-demographic characteristics, recreation use patterns and recreation behavior, to examine factors influencing the recreation behaviors and to predict trend of recreational uses at Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary.  Questionnaire was used to collect data from 411 visitors. The survey data were analyzed and concluded by using descriptive statistics, and multiple regression analysis.  ... Read More »

Application Development for Predicting Fire Spread Rate in Deciduous Dipterocarp Forest at Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Uthai Thani Province

The application development for predicting fire direction and fire spread in deciduous dipterocarp forest at Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary, Uthai Thani province. The objective was to find relation of Wiriya (2009) model and cellular automata (CA) model, prepare data of Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary as spatial data, and develop application for predicting fire direction and fire spread from ... Read More »

Effects of Past Burning Frequency on Woody Plant Structure and Composition in Dry Dipterocarp Forest

Anthropogenic burning in dry dipterocarp forests has become a common phenomenon throughout Thailand. Too frequent fires may affect plant species composition, soil properties and processes, and nutrient dynamics, thereby impacting upon ecosystem productivity and sustainability. Conversely, complete fire exclusion, may result in changes to ecosystem components, and an increased risk of high-intensity wildfire. This study aimed to investigate the effects ... Read More »