Ecological Methods - Laboratory Outline

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WEEK OF

TOPIC

READING

13 Jan

Statistics problems--estimating density from random and stratified samples

(pp. 24-46)

20 Jan

Designing a survey sample of the public

 

27 Jan

Presenting data--confidence intervals, graphing, tables

(pp. 24-46)

3 Feb

Data summary using JMP

 

10 Feb

Data analyses using JMP

 

17 Feb

Estimating recruitment (Mayfield, age ratios)

(pp. 169-214)

24 Feb

Estimating mortality (aging animals, mortality rates)

(pp. 169-214)

3 Mar

Population estimation with mark-recapture and line transects

(pp. 215-253)

10 Mar

Spring break

 

17 Mar

Working with maps, aerial photographs, plats

 

24 Mar

Habitat mapping in the field with GPS

(pp. 540-566)

31 Mar

Vegetation sampling: habitat types

(pp. 567-591)

7 Apr

Vegetation sampling and measurement

(pp. 540-566)

14 Apr

Introduction to ArcView GIS

(pp. 540-566)

21 Apr

Mapping with ArcView

 

28 Apr

Preparing and printing final maps

 

Update 09/09/2009