Spatial Analysis: A Guide for Ecologists

Spatial Analysis: A Guide for Ecologists

by Marie-Josee Fortin, Mark R. T. Dale, Mark Dale
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521009731

ISBN-13: 9780521009737

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The number and variety of statistical techniques for spatial analysis of ecological data are burgeoning and many ecologists are unfamiliar with what is available and how the techniques should be used. This book provides an overview of the wide range of spatial statistics available to analyze ecological data, and provides advice and guidance for graduate students

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Overview

The number and variety of statistical techniques for spatial analysis of ecological data are burgeoning and many ecologists are unfamiliar with what is available and how the techniques should be used. This book provides an overview of the wide range of spatial statistics available to analyze ecological data, and provides advice and guidance for graduate students and practicing researchers who are either about to embark on spatial analysis in ecological studies or who have started but need guidance to proceed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521009737
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Spatial analysis for population data; 3. Spatial analysis for sample data; 4. Spatial partitioning of regions: patch and boundary; 5. Dealing with spatial autocorrelation; 6. Spatio-temporal analysis; 7. Closing comments and future directions; References; Index.

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