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Novel Statistical Analyses in Terrestrial Animal Ecology; Dirty Data and Clean Questions

  • D. Simberloff
  • P. Berthet
  • V. Boy
  • S. H. Cousins
  • M.-J. Fortin
  • R. Goldburg
  • L. P. Lefkovitch
  • B. Ripley
  • B. Scherrer
  • D. Tonkyn
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 14)

Abstract

The discipline of terrestrial animal ecology has developed somewhat differently from other branches of ecology (e.g., plant ecology, marine ecology) and concerns itself with somewhat different questions. At the outset, it is useful to consider these differences briefly because they may color the ways in which we view the promise of new numerical techniques.

Keywords

Path Analysis Terrestrial Animal Preliminary Data Analysis Arnold Arboretum Castor Fiber 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Simberloff
    • 1
  • P. Berthet
  • V. Boy
  • S. H. Cousins
  • M.-J. Fortin
  • R. Goldburg
  • L. P. Lefkovitch
  • B. Ripley
  • B. Scherrer
  • D. Tonkyn
  1. 1.Department of Biological ScienceFlorida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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