Southwood, T. R. E. Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Patterns of distribution
- Estimation of populations
- Population dynamics
- Energy flow
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The methods required for the measurement of features of plant and animal populations or for quantifying energy flow or other aspects of ecological communities. Ecologists are concerned with such a wide range of variables that they may use many other techniques, including in particular those for the measurement of weather conditions or for determining features and composition of air, water, and soil. See also: Ecological communities
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