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Statistical Ecology in Practice: A Guide to the Analysis of Environmental and Ecological Field Data

Handbook / Manual

By: Stephen Waite

414 pages, Figs, tabs

Prentice Hall

Paperback | May 2000 | #103794 | ISBN: 0582236347
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Combines principles of good field ecology research design with practical statistical analysis.


Procedure Index. A User Guide. I. CHARATERISATION OF DATA SETS.1. Nature of Environmental Data: Planning Fieldwork and Sampling Regimes. 2. Community and Sample Diversity. 3. Estimating Population Size and Population Parameters. 4. Investigation of Spatial Pattern. 5. Biological and Environmental Indices. II. COMPARING DATA SETS. 6. Resemblance Functions: Measures of Similarity and Difference. 7. Association and Correlation. 8. Ordination of Data Sets: Looking for Patterns and Gradients Among Samples. 9. Classification of Data Sets: Comparing and Grouping Samples. III. RELATING DATA SETS WITH ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS. 10. Relating Single Species of Variable Data to Environmental Factors. 11. Relating Community Data Sets with Environmental Factors: Ordination and Cluster Analysis Revisited. Index.

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