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Vegetation Description and Data Analysis : A Practical Approach - Martin Kent

Vegetation Description and Data Analysis

A Practical Approach

Paperback Published: 30th November 2011
ISBN: 9780471490937
Number Of Pages: 428

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<span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;">Updated from the highly regarded&nbsp;first edition, &nbsp;<i>Vegetation, Description &amp; Analysis: A Practical Approach 2nd edition</i> is&nbsp;a&nbsp;manual of techniques of vegetation description and analysis which takes a non mathematical approach with an emphasis on the practical and ecological aspects of the subject. With new material on:</span></p> <ul> <li> <div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: left; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-ansi-language: EN-US;">Nature of plant communities</span></span></div> </li> <li> <div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: left; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-ansi-language: EN-US;">Transitional areas between plant communities</span></span></div> </li> <li> <div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: left; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-ansi-language: EN-US;">Induction and deduction of plant ecology, diversity indices an dominance diversity curves</span></span></div> </li> <li> <div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: left; margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-ansi-language: EN-US;">Multivariate analysis in ecology</span></span></div> </li> </ul> <p> <span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-ansi-language: EN-US;">This text is&nbsp;intended for&nbsp;plant ecologists and biogeographers, undergraduates in biological science, environmental science and geography and postgraduate Masters degree courses.</span></span></p>

Preface to the second edition ix

Acknowledgements xi

Safety in the field xiii

Chapter 1 The nature of quantitative plant ecology andvegetation science 1

Chapter 2 Environmental gradients, plant communities andvegetation 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 understandingmultivariate 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 andphytosociology 307

Chapter 9 Computer software for the analysis of vegetation andenvironmental/biotic data 359

Chapter 10 Future developments in vegetation science andquantitative plant ecology 369

References 371

Index 403

ISBN: 9780471490937
ISBN-10: 0471490938
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 428
Published: 30th November 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.84
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

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