References used in development of week's 3 and 4 Biodiversity lectures:

Colwell, R. K., and J. A. Coddington. 1994. Estimating terrestrial biodiversity through extrapolation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 345:101-118.

Hayek, L. C., and M. A. Buzas. 1996. Surveying Natural Populations. Columbia University Press, New York.

Heywood, V. H., and R. T. Watson, ed. 1995. Global Biodiversity Assessment. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Longino, J. T., and R. K. Colwell. 1997. Biodiversity assessment using structured inventory: capturing the ant fauna of a lowland tropical rainforest. Ecological Applications 7:1263-1277.

Ludwig, J. A., and J. F. Reynolds. 1988. Statistical ecology: a primer on methods and computing. John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY, USA.

Magurran, A. E. 1988. Ecological diversity and its measurement. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

Pielou, E. C. 1975. Ecological diversity. John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY, USA.

Southwood, T. R. E. 1978. Ecological methods. Chapman and Hall, London, U.K.

1. Organizing the data: species lists, presence-absence, incidence, abundance, replicates, treatments, stratification, singletons, doubletons, uniques, duplicates.

2. What is the rate of species accumulation: how to calculate using Excel, raw vs. smoothed curves.

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505 USA.

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