Chapter 52 - population in a geographic area? Count them?...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/31/11 Chapter 52 Population Ecology
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1/31/11 Characteristics of Populations Population – group of individuals of one species living in a defined region Density – number of individuals per area Dispersion – pattern of spacing among individuals in the area
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1/31/11 Measuring Density How do we count all members of a
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Unformatted text preview: population in a geographic area? Count them? 1/31/11 Counting Techniques Sample plots Take random samples and count individuals in that area Mark-recapture method N=(#marked in first capture X total # in second capture)/# of recaptures in second catch Ex. 50 hares are captured and marked on day 1...
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