Quadrats - factors to consider
- Size of quadrat
- Number of sample quadrats to record with the study area
- the position of each quadrat with study center
Random sampling - using random number generator to decide on co ordinates to place quadrat on - reduces influence of human bias.
Transects - tape stretched across in straight line - anything on this line recorded - useful for when some form of transition in th community takes place so distribution of species is systematic…