10 terms

Mammalogy

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species richness
Measure of the number of species at a particular site
effort
Number of trap nights, species detection
relative abundance
Measure of the number of each species at a given site, relative to all the other species at that site
Shannon-Weiner Index
accounts for both abundance and evenness of the species present
Eveness
Species represented in the community
Raster
Holds only 1 piece on info
Vector
Stores multiple fields of data
smaller body size
Uses more energy to heat itself
Mammals burn
5-10x more energy than a reptile of the same size
minimum convex polygon
Uses convex angles to define an area a species used. Draws smallest possible polygon containing all points.
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