## 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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**Variable**-Area Transect Method This method is a combination of

distance and quadrat methods and was first suggested by Parker (1979). A fixed-

width strip is searched from a random point until the nth individual is located in

the ...

Step 3. Estimate or guess the unknown parameters of the population that you

need to solve the equation. In this simple case we need to have an estimate of s,

the standard deviation of the

**variable**measured. How can we get an estimate of

the ...

15.3 CENTRAL TREND LINES IN REGRESSION Linear regression theory, as

developed in standard statistics texts, applies to the situation in which one

independent

**variable**(X) is used to predict the value of a dependent

**variable**(Y).

In many ...

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