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Author Kent, Martin
Title Vegetation Description and Data Analysis : A Practical Approach
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2011
©2011
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (438 pages)
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Note Intro -- VEGETATION DESCRIPTION AND DATA ANALYSIS -- Contents -- Preface to the second edition -- Acknowledgements -- Safety in the field -- Chapter 1 The nature of quantitative plant ecology and vegetation science -- Chapter 2 Environmental gradients, plant communities and vegetation dynamics -- Chapter 3 The description of vegetation in the field -- Chapter 4 The nature and properties of vegetation data -- Chapter 5 Basic statistical methods for understanding multivariate analysis -- Chapter 6 Ordination methods -- Chapter 7 Phytosociology and the Zürich-Montpellier (Braun-Blanquet) School of subjective classification -- Chapter 8 Numerical classification, cluster analysis and phytosociology -- Chapter 9 Computer software for the analysis of vegetation and environmental/biotic data -- Chapter 10 Future developments in vegetation science and quantitative plant ecology -- References -- Index -- Color Plate
Vegetation Description and Data Analysis: A Practical Approach, Second Edition is a fully revised and up-dated edition of this key text. The book takes account of recent advances in the field whilst retaining the original reader-friendly approach to the coverage of vegetation description and multivariate analysis in the context of vegetation data and plant ecology. 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. Fully international approach Includes illustrative case studies throughout Now with new material on: the nature of plant communities; transitional areas between plant communities; induction and deduction of plant ecology; diversity indices and dominance diversity curves; multivariate analysis in ecology. Accessible, reader-friendly style Now with new and improved illustrations
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kent, Martin Vegetation Description and Data Analysis : A Practical Approach Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2011 9780471490937
Subject Plant ecology.;Plant communities.;Vegetation surveys.;Plant ecology -- Data processing.;Plant communities -- Data processing.;Vegetation surveys -- Data processing
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Alt Author Coker, Paddy
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