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Ecological diversity and its measurement

by Anne E. Magurran

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .
Written in English


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StatementAnne E. Magurran.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,179p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15947096M
ISBN 100412383306

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Ecological Diversity and Biodiversity as Concepts for Conservation Planning: This book explores the epistemological and ethical issues at the foundations of environmental philosophy, emphasising the conservation of biodiversity. Ecological Diversity and Its Measurement. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Maisto, S. A. Download This accessible and timely book provides a comprehensive overviewof how to measure biodiversity. The book highlights newdevelopments, including innovative approaches to measuringtaxonomic distinctness and estimating species richness, andevaluates these alongside traditional methods such as speciesabundance distributions, and diversity and evenness statistics.

Anne Elizabeth Magurran FRSE (born ) is a British Professor of ecology at University of St Andrews in Scotland. She is the author of several books on measuring biological diversity, and the importance for quantifying biodiversity for has won numerous awards and honors, is regularly consulted for global assessments and analyses of biodiversity and conservation and her. ; Biological diversity - Measurement.; Biotic communities - Mathematical models. Summary Read a summary Contents. 1. Introduction: Why Diversity? 2. Diversity Indices and Species Abundance Models ; 3. Sampling ; 4. Choosing and Interpreting Diversity Measures ; 5. A Variety of Diversities ; 6. The Empirical Value of Diversity Measures. Bookmark.


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My aim in writing this book is therefore to provide a practical guide to ecological diversity and its measurement. In a quantitative subject such as the measurement of diversity it is inevitable that some mathematics are involved, but at all times these are kept as simple as possible, and the emphasis is constantly on ecological reality and.

Ecological diversity, or the variety and abundance of species in different habitats and communities, is one of the central themes of ecology. However, much of the existing literature on this subject is diffuse, often confusing, and in many cases complicated by unnecessarily difficult mathematics.

This book aims to provide a succinct and clear Cited by: This book aims to provide a succinct and clear summary of the relevant literature and a practical guide to the measurement of diversity. The author discusses the methods of describing ecological diversity in conjunction with specific recommendations for the selection and interpretation of diversity ed on: Novem The intervening decade has seen a further increasc in the number ofpapers devoted to the topic of ecological diversity but has led to no consensus on how it should be measured.

My aim in writing this book is therefore to provide a practical guide to ecological diversity and its : Springer Netherlands. The intervening decade has seen a further increasc in the number ofpapers devoted to the topic of ecological diversity but has led to no consensus on how it should be measured.

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Buy Ecological Diversity and Its Measurement by Magurran, Anne E. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible s: 4. Writing a book on diversity and its measurement is rather like setting out across an ecological mineficld and I am therefore indebted to the many people who provided advice and ideas.

These include Keith Day, Bob May, Ralph Oxley, Stuart Pimm, Tony Pitcher, Brian. The rapid loss of this diversity, primarily due to the impact of humanity, makes the need for effective ways of measuring biological diversity more important than the successor to the author's influential Ecological Diversity and its Measurement, this book has been completely rewritten to reflect the explosion of interest in Reviews: 8.

Ecological diversity, or the variety and abundance of species in different habitats and communities, is one of the central themes of ecology. However, much of the existing literature on this subject is diffuse, often confusing, and in many cases complicated by unnecessarily difficult mathematics.

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Diversity is a concept central to ecology, and its measurement is essential for any study of ecosystem health. But summarizing this complex and multidimensional concept in a single measure is. This accessible and timely book provides a comprehensive overview of how to measure biodiversity.

The book highlights new developments, including innovative approaches to measuring taxonomic distinctness and estimating species richness, and evaluates these alongside traditional methods such as species abundance distributions, and diversity and evenness statistics. Magurran, A.E.

() Ecological Diversity and Its Measurement. Princeton University Press, Princeton. Ecological diversity and its measurement. [Anne E Magurran] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Aims to provide a summary of the relevant literature and a practical guide to the measurement of diversity.

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Ecological diversity and its measurement. Species diversity is a measure of diversity within an ecological community that encompasses both species richness and evenness of species abundance (Hamilton, ). Species richness is the number.Abstract: Diversity is a concept central to ecology, and its measurement is essential for any study of ecosystem health.

But summarizing this complex and multidimensional concept in a single measure is problematic. Dozens of mathematical indices have been proposed for this purpose, but these can.Books 1.

Ecological Diversity and Its Measurement Anne E. Magurran. Ecological diversity, or the variety and abundance of species in different habitats and communities, is one of the central themes of ecology.

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