## Ecological MethodologyThis coherent text translates the methods of statisticians into "ecological English" so that students may readily apply these methods to the real world. |

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The observed mean is, from the grouped version of

**equation**(8.2), - 2 fix - (4)(32)

+ (13)(37) + (20)(42) + . . . –––– 315 The observed variance is, from the grouped

version of

**equation**(8.3), 2 fix - (2 fox)on 2 s n – 1 - 2 - 969,685 #29 /315 ...

and where m = Optimal number of elements to sample per primary unit s3 =

Variance among elements within primary units – o os (x, - 3): - - = X X as defined

in

**equation**(8.42) n(m – 1) s? = s? - (s3/M) = component of variance among unit ...

Calculate the slope (b) and y-intercept (a) of the log-log regression for Taylor's

Power Law (

**equation**[9.45]) in the usual way (e.g., Sokal and Rohlf 1995,466).

Step 2. Determine the critical density level Auo to set up the two-sided alternative:

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Ecological Methodology Charles J. Krebs,CHARLES L. KREBS,Professor of Zoology Charles J Krebs No preview available - 1999 |