## 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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15.1.1 Standard

**Transformations**The four most commonly used statistical

**transformations**are the logarithmic

**transformation**, the square root

**transformation**

, the arcsine

**transformation**, and the reciprocal

**transformation**. These are

discussed in ...

Square Root

**Transformation**The square root

**transformation**is used when the

variance is proportional to the mean, a common ecological situation (see Taylor's

power law, Chapter 9, page 331). Any ecological data of counts fitting a Poisson

...

Binomial data can also be

**transformed**by the logit

**transformation**: X' = log. (..) (

15.20) where X" = logit

**transform**of observed proportion p q = 1 - p Note that the

logit

**transform**is not defined for p = 1 or p = 0, and if your data include these ...

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