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Species
A group of organisms with similar morphology and physiology, which are able to breed together to produce fertile offspring.
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Habitat
A place where an organism lives. Each species has its own requirements for a particular type of habitat.
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Population
A population is a group of organisms of the same species, living in the same place at the same time, and able to interbreed with each other.
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Community
A community is all the living organisms, of a species, living in the same place at the same time.
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Ecosystem
The interactions between all the organisms, and their environment, in a particular area.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Quadrat
A square area within which a survey of organisms is made.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Quadrat
A square area within which a survey of organisms is made.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Quadrat
A square area within which a survey of organisms is made.
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Species Richness
The
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Quadrat
A square area within which a survey of organisms is made.
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Species Richness
The number of different species per unit area.
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Species Frequency
The percentage of quadrats containing a particular species.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Quadrat
A square area within which a survey of organisms is made.
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Species Richness
The number of different species per unit area.
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Species Frequency
The percentage of quadrats containing a particular species.
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Species Density
The number of a species per unit area.
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Persentage Cover
The per
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Quadrat
A square area within which a survey of organisms is made.
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Species Richness
The number of different species per unit area.
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Species Frequency
The percentage of quadrats containing a particular species.
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Species Density
The number of a species per unit area.
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Percentage Cover
The percentage of the group covered by a particular species.
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Point Quadrat
A quadra
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Quadrat
A square area within which a survey of organisms is made.
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Species Richness
The number of different species per unit area.
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Species Frequency
The percentage of quadrats containing a particular species.
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Species Density
The number of a species per unit area.
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Percentage Cover
The percentage of the group covered by a particular species.
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Point Quadrat
A quadrat so small that it consists of the end of a rod; the plants touched by the rod are recorded as present in the quadrat.
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Biodiversity
The variety of habitats, communities and species in an area, and the genetic diversity within populations.
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Random Sampling
Investigation small parts of a habitat that have been chosen by chance, for example using random numbers as coordinates.
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Systematic Sampling
Taking samples at places selected for a reason, for example along a transect.
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Transect
A line along which samples are taken, for example by placing quadrats.
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Quadrat
A square area within which a survey of organisms is made.
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Species Richness
The number of different species per unit area.
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Species Frequency
The percentage of quadrats containing a particular species.
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Species Density
The number of a species per unit area.
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Percentage Cover
The percentage of the group covered by a particular species.
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Point Quadrat
A quadrat so small that it consists of the end of a rod; the plants touched by the rod are recorded as present in the quadrat.
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Longworth Trap
A metal trap used for catching small rodents.
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