18 Conservation Biology and Plastic Oceans discussion 10-30-09

18 Conservation Biology and Plastic Oceans discussion 10-30-09

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Shapiro-Wilk normality test Median = 80, Min = 33, Max = 99 W = 0.9593, p-value = 0.0244
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worse on exam 2 better on exam 2 = E2 – E1 “Diff” Stats: Min. 1st Qu. Median Mean 3rd Qu. Max. -55.000 -12.000 -5.000 -5.841 2.000 24.000 Wilcoxon signed rank test with continuity correction Nonparametric paired test. H o : No difference on exams. V = 1543, p-value = 0.0002513 Canadian folk singer Taylor Mitchell
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Ecology 203 Overview Geographic Distributions Populations Communities Ecosystems Applications Gregg Hartvigsen Populations Population parameters (C8) Population growth (C9) Competition (C10) Predation (C11) Herbivory and Mutualism (C12) Disease and Parasitism (C13) Regulation of Populations (C14 Regulation of Populations (C14) Harvesting Populations (C15) Pest Control (C16) Conservation Biology (C17)
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Conservation Biology Definition Effective Population Size
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Unformatted text preview: Rarity Example - Wolves Yellowstone Wolves Wolves of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Who are wolves eating? Are wolves having a significant effect on the Yellowstone elk population? Elk Wolves Yes! Data from: R 2 = 0.355 F = 4.30, df = 1,5; p = 0.093 ? Are wolves having a significant effect on the Yellowstone elk population? Yes! No! Elk Wolves R 2 = 0.355 F = 4.30, df = 1,5; p = 0.093 Data from: Plastic Oceans Discussion http://oceans.greenpeace.org/en/the-expedition/news/trashing-our-oceans/ocean_pollution_animation 100 million tons of plastic produced each year. ~10% ends up in oceans. Is there a problem? Do we need to solve this? What are some solutions? Who pays?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2010 for the course BIO 209 taught by Professor Hartvigsen during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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18 Conservation Biology and Plastic Oceans discussion 10-30-09

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