## Ecological MethodologyEcological Methodology, Second Edition provides a balance of material on animal and plant populations, and teaches students of ecology how to design efficient tests in order to obtain maximum precision with minimal work. |

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5.1.2 Comparison of Two Means 179 5.1.3 Variables from a

184 5.2 Discrete Variables 185 5.2.1 Proportions and Percentages 185 5.2.2

Counts from a Poisson Distribution 1 88 5.2.3 Counts from a Negative Binomial ...

5.1.2 Comparison of Two Means 179 5.1.3 Variables from a

**Normal Distribution**184 5.2 Discrete Variables 185 5.2.1 Proportions and Percentages 185 5.2.2

Counts from a Poisson Distribution 1 88 5.2.3 Counts from a Negative Binomial ...

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5.1 CONTINUOUS VARIABLES We begin by considering variables measured on

the interval or ratio scale which can show a

a

5.1 CONTINUOUS VARIABLES We begin by considering variables measured on

the interval or ratio scale which can show a

**normal distribution**. 5.1.1 Means froma

**Normal Distribution**If you need to measure a sample to estimate the average ...Page 448

where Gc = Function to be minimized for a particular value of c c = Constant to be

added in a logarithmic transform gi(c) = Estimate of skewness from a

where Gc = Function to be minimized for a particular value of c c = Constant to be

added in a logarithmic transform gi(c) = Estimate of skewness from a

**normal****distribution**for the chosen value of c gi(c) = Estimate of kurtosis from a normal ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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abundance aerial analysis aphids Appendix assumptions bias calculations capture Caughley Chapter clumped coefficient of variation confidence interval confidence limits defined density estimate distance ecological ecologists END-OF-FILE equal catchability equation estimate of population estimate population example Figure finite population FORMAT 2X,'ENTER formula frequency distribution index of dispersion level of precision line transect mark-recapture marked animals Morisita nearest neighbor negative binomial distribution niche breadth niche overlap normal distribution null hypothesis Number of animals Number of individuals number of quadrats number of samples number of species observed obtained parameters Petersen plot Poisson distribution population density population estimate probability problem Program proportion quadrat counts random points random sampling ratio READ regression resource sample size sample sizes sampling unit Seber second sample sequential sampling simple random sampling spatial pattern standard error statistical statistical population stratum study area survival rate Table techniques Total number transformation unmarked variable variance voles