Classification and Ordination: Symposium on advances in vegetation science, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, May 1979 / Edition 1

Classification and Ordination: Symposium on advances in vegetation science, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, May 1979 / Edition 1

by Eddy Van der Maarel
     
 

ISBN-10: 9061936098

ISBN-13: 9789061936091

Pub. Date: 11/30/1980

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789061936091
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
11/30/1980
Series:
Advances in Vegetation Science Series, #2
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The development of numerical classification and ordination.- Searching for a model for use in vegetation analysis.- An algorithm for predictive ordination.- Vegetation analysis and order invariant gradient models.- Evaluation of ordination methods through simulated coenoclines: Some comments.- On the interpretability of ordination diagrams.- Detrended correspondence analysis: An improved ordination technique.- Non-centred component analysis of vegetation data: A comparison of orthogonal and oblique rotation.- Some applications of principal components analysis in vegetation: Ecological research of aquatic communities.- On selecting indirect ordination methods.- Information efficiency and regional constellation of environmental variables.- A syntactic basis of classification.- The minimisation of random events in the search for group structure.- Rapid initial clustering of large data sets.- Hierarchical levels in syntaxonomy based on information functions.- Numerical approaches to lake classification with special reference to macrophyte communities.- Preliminary survey of the peat-bog Hummell Knowe Moss using various numerical methods.- Classification and ordination in the Indian Peaks area, Colorado Rocky Mountains.- Multivariate analysis of multispectral remote sensing data on grasslands from different soil types.- Ordinations as a tool for analyzing complex data sets.- Management and multivariate analysis of large data sets in vegetation research.- Reflections on the phytosociological approach and the epistemological basis of vegetation science.- List of participants.

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