Lab 4 Pre-lab

Lab 4 Pre-lab - 2. Why might we be concerned with the...

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Biology 265L Pre-Lab Assignment For: Lab 4: Characterization of Populations Please answer the following questions. Keep answers brief & to the point—most should only need about 2 sentences. DO NOT copy answers verbatim from the lab manual . The goal of these assignments is to make sure you’ve read through and thought about the lab before coming to class. (Ask your TA for tips on answering questions as well as what criteria will be used to grade your responses.) 1. What is the difference between percent cover and relative percent cover?
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Why might we be concerned with the percent cover of an organism as opposed to just its density? 3. What kind of information about a species might we be able to obtain by knowing about its dispersion? 4. What is the difference between taking a census and sampling? 5. Why is randomization important? What are some potential problems with our data if we don’t randomize our data collection?...
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course BIO 265L taught by Professor Fukami during the Fall '07 term at Hawaii.

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