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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


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
Notes Print version record
Subject Plant ecology.
Plant communities.
Vegetation surveys.
Plant ecology -- Data processing
Plant communities -- Data processing
Vegetation surveys -- Data processing
Plant communities
Plant communities -- Data processing
Plant ecology
Plant ecology -- Data processing
Vegetation surveys
Vegetation surveys -- Data processing
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781119944782