Ecological Methodology

  • Published: 2015-11-06
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Name:Ecological Methodology
Instructor:NIU Haishan
Course Description:
This course is intended to introduce students to aspects of sampling design, experiment design and field investigations which are essential in ecological research. Content includes but is not limited to the following topics: sample size estimation; sampling procedures and methods; the logical structure of an experiment; experimental designs commonly used in ecological research; special issues about pseudoreplication; data explanation and some common cases in which statistics are misapplied; spatial pattern measurement of populations; multivariate analysis of communities.