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9780195131888

Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments

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  • ISBN13:

    9780195131888

  • ISBN10:

    0195131886

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-26
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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This book focuses on the design and analysis of ecological experiments, concentrating on statistical approaches. Each chapter presents a particular statistical technique or set of techniques in the context of resolving an ecological issue. The first edition, published by Chapman and Hall in 1993, has sold about 4500 copies, and continues to sell. Chapters from the first edition have been substantially revised and new chapters have been added, including power analysis, logistic regression, randomization tests and empirical Bayesian analysis.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. xv
Theories, Hypotheses, and Statisticsp. 3
Power Analysis and Experimental Designp. 14
Exploratory Data Analysis and Graphic Displayp. 37
ANOVA: Experimental Layout and Analysisp. 63
ANOVA and ANCOVA: Field Competition Experimentsp. 77
MANOVA: Multiple Response Variables and Multispecies Interactionsp. 99
ANCOVA: Nonparametric and Randomization Approachesp. 116
Repeated-measures Analysis: Growth and Other Time-dependent Measuresp. 134
Time Series Intervention Analysis: Unreplicated Large-scale Experimentsp. 158
Nonlinear Curve Fitting: Predation and Functional Response Curvesp. 178
Logit Modeling and Logistic Regression: Aphids, Ants, and Plantsp. 197
Path Analysis: Pollinationp. 217
Failure-time Analysis: Studying Times to Events and Rates at Which Events Occurp. 235
The Bootstrap and the Jackknife: Describing the Precision of Ecological Indicesp. 267
Spatial Statistics: Analysis of Field Experimentsp. 289
Mantel Tests: Spatial Structure in Field Experimentsp. 308
Bayesian Statistics: Estimating Plant Demographic Parametersp. 327
Meta-analysis: Combining the Results of Independent Experimentsp. 347
Referencesp. 371
Indexp. 403
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