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Since the publication of the hugely popular first edition there have been significant developments in computer ...
Since the publication of the hugely popular first edition there have been significant developments in computer hardware and software, new key journals have been established in the field and scope and application of vegetation description and analysis has become a truly global field.
This new edition includes full coverage of new developments and technologies.
This contemporary and comprehensive edition of this well-known and respected textbook will prove invaluable to undergraduate and graduate students in biological sciences, environmental science, geography, botany, agriculture, forestry and biological conservation.
Safety in the field xiii
Chapter 1 The nature of quantitative plant ecology and vegetation science 1
Chapter 2 Environmental gradients, plant communities and vegetation dynamics 23
Chapter 3 The description of vegetation in the field 49
Chapter 4 The nature and properties of vegetation data 101
Chapter 5 Basic statistical methods for understanding multivariate analysis 139
Chapter 6 Ordination methods 171
Chapter 7 Phytosociology and the Z¨urich-Montpellier (Braun-Blanquet) School of subjective classification 273
Chapter 8 Numerical classification, cluster analysis and phytosociology 307
Chapter 9 Computer software for the analysis of vegetation and environmental/biotic data 359
Chapter 10 Future developments in vegetation science and quantitative plant ecology 369