Field and laboratory methods for general ecology
This introductory ecology lab manual focuses on the process of collecting, recording and analyzing data, and equips students with the tools they need to function in more advanced science courses. It reflects the most current techniques for data gathering so that students can obtain the most accurate samples. Balanced coverage of plant, animal and physical elements offers a diverse range of exercises. Includes exercise on writing research reports.
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lc Writing research reports
2e Chemical analysis of habitats
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abundance analysis animals appendix aquatic assessment basic benthos biological biomass calculated capture-recapture carbon chemical chi-square coefficient collection common logarithms Compare computed concentration confidence interval counted coverage curve data sheet density determine distribution diversity index dry weight Dubuque ecologists ecosystems environmental equation estimate example factors figure forest frequency graph habitat hydrometer indices Iowa John Wiley laboratory logarithms mean measure meter method null hypothesis number of individuals number of species observed obtained organisms phosphate photosynthesis plankton Poisson distribution pollution pond population population density predator Press prey PRINT ENTER procedure quantitative random regression relative relative density respiration sampler section 3A soil solution species diversity species-area curve square statistical statistical population subcommunity substrate survivorship curve techniques temperature terrestrial tion titrant total number transect traps trees ulation unit variable vegetation volume Wildlife Wiley & Sons York