## 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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This book is largely concerned with the descriptive

**statistics**of ecology and the

types of sampling schemes that ecologists can adopt. For example, the

conceptually simple variable

**population**size is difficult to measure, and yet is

vital for most ...

Population (a) In statistics, the universe of items under study is called the

population. I will distinguish this concept as the

**statistical population**. (b) In

ecology, a population is a defined group of organisms of one species living in a

particular ...

The

**statistical population**may or may not be a biological population, and the two

ideas should not be confused. In many cases the

**statistical population**is clearly

specified: the white-tailed deer population of the Savannah River Ecological ...

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