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ERIC Number: EJ128277
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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Testing the Validity of the Random Quadrat and Line-Transect Methods for Estimating Field Populations--or 'String and Coverslip' Ecology
Hitchon, Arnold
School Science Review, 57, 198, 83-84, Sep 75
Uses a printed sheet of paper to represent a plant population in a given area. Quadrat sampling is simulated by dropping a square coverslip on the sheet and recording the symbols under the coverslip. Line-transect method is simulated by having a student randomly adjust the sheet under a string. (GS)
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