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Author Kent, Martin.

Title Vegetation Description and Data Analysis : a Practical Approach
Edition 2nd ed
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (438 pages)
Contents VEGETATION DESCRIPTIONAND 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 Z├╝rich-Montpellier (Braun-Blanquet) School of subjective classification
Chapter 8 Numerical classification, cluster analysis and phytosociologyChapter 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
Summary 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 descrip
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Subject Plant communities -- Data processing
Plant communities.
Plant ecology -- Data processing
Plant ecology.
Vegetation surveys -- Data processing
Vegetation surveys.
Plant communities -- Data processing.
Plant communities.
Plant ecology -- Data processing.
Plant ecology.
Vegetation surveys -- Data processing.
Vegetation surveys.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1119944783