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Provides a thoughtful overview on the nature of data collection, followed by detailed explanations of the major statistical techniques applied to problems in population dynamics.
Ecological Community Data. SPATIAL PATTERN ANALYSIS. Distribution Methods. Quadrat-variance Methods. Distance Methods. SPECIES ABUNDANCE RELATIONS. Distribution Methods. Diversity Indices. SPECIES AFFINITY. Niche Overlap Indices. Interspecific Association. Interspecific Covariation. COMMUNITY CLASSIFICATION. Resemblance Functions. Association Analysis. Cluster Analysis. COMMUNITY COORDINATION. Polar Ordination. Principal Components Analysis. Correspondence Analysis. Nonlinear Ordinations. COMMUNITY INTERPRETATION. Classification Interpretation. Ordination Interpretation. References. Index. BASIC Programs.