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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BY 4208 - Quantitative Ecology

This course focuses on the design and application of the most commonly used quantitative methods in field ecology. Students will become familiar with the methods necessary to design experiments, analyze data, present results, and understand how to read and critique scientific publications. Topics discussed are applicable to most areas of field ecology, covering descriptive statistics, graphical representation, and the most common parametric and non-parametric tests used in field research. Students will be introduced to the statistical computing free-ware ‘R.’

Prerequisite(s): Take BY 2108 - Ecology   and one of the following: MP 3231 - Statistics for Science   , MP 3250 - Biostatistics   , or MP 1204 - Calculus I .

3 hours Lecture and Discussion
3 credits

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