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Author Hayek, Lee-Ann C

Title Surveying natural populations : quantitative tools for assessing biodiversity / Lee-Ann C. Hayek & Martin A. Buzas

Publ Info New York : Columbia University Press, [2010]
Edition Second edition
 RWU Main Library  QH532 .H39 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 590 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-561) and index
Contents Introduction -- Density : mean and variance -- Normal and sampling distributions for fieldwork -- Confidence limits and intervals for density -- How many field samples? -- Spatial distribution : the power curve -- Field sampling schemes -- Species proportions : relative abundances -- Species distributions -- Regression : occurrences and density -- Species occurrences -- Species diversity : the number of species -- Biodiversity : diversity indices using N and S -- Biodiversity : diversity measures, using relative abundances -- Biodiversity : dominance and evenness -- Biodiversity : unifying diversity and evenness measures with canonical equations -- Biodiversity : SHE analysis as the ultimate unification theory of biodiversity with the complete biodiversitygram -- Biodiversity : SHE analysis for community structure identification, SHECSI -- Appendixes
LC subject Population biology -- Statistical methods
Paleoecology -- Statistical methods
Add Author Buzas, Martin A
Link Online version: Hayek, Lee-Ann C. Surveying natural populations. 2nd ed. New York : Columbia University Press, c2010 (OCoLC)743492403
ISBN 9780231146203 (alk. paper)
0231146205 (alk. paper)