Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Measuring Plant DiversityLessons from the Field$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Thomas J. Stohlgren

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195172331

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 20 October 2019

Case Study on Multiphase and Multiscale Sampling

Case Study on Multiphase and Multiscale Sampling

Chapter:
(p.141) 8 Case Study on Multiphase and Multiscale Sampling
Source:
Measuring Plant Diversity
Author(s):

Thomas J. Stohlgren

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.003.0008

Only a small portion of any landscape can be affordably sampled. Estimating the patterns of plant diversity in the much larger, unsampled landscape is important and challenging. For example, many national and state parks, national forests, wildlife refuges, and nature reserves require detailed information at multiple scales to evaluate the status and trends of native plant species, non-native plant species invasions, and the effects of grazing and fire on plant diversity. In this case study, the methods were based on: remote sensing of homogenous and heterogeneous vegetation types, and small areas suspected of having unique species; random selection of plot locations in each type; multi-scale sampling of plant diversity; determination of species composition overlap within and among vegetation types; and assessment of native and non-native plant species patterns in the landscape.

Keywords:   Modified-Whittaker plot design, rare habitats, species composition overlap, unsampled landscape

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .