MARS 6300

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Last Updated January 17, 2018

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Dr. David Hyrenbach


CTSA #1

Oceanic Institute


Office Hours:

M; 11:00 - 13:00 (HLC, 2nd floor lanai)

T; 11:00 - 13:00 (HLC, 2nd floor lanai)

or by appointment at CTSA #1, OI

 

 

Reference Texts

 

We will read several chapters from these texts:

 

 

 

McCune, B. & Grace, J.B. (2002)

Analysis of Ecological Communities. MjM Software, Gleneden Beach, Oregon, USA

Available on reserve and for purchase online

 

 

Peck, J.E. (2010)

Multivariate Analysis for Community Ecologists, MjM Software, Gleneden Beach, Oregon, USA

Available on reserve and for purchase online

 

 

Course Readings and Lectures

 

 

These PDFs of scientific articles are for class use only.

Please do not distribute.

 
Note: Readings in italics are supplementary material

Date
Lecture Topic
Readings
Assignments
1 / 16

James & McCulloch (1990)

McCune & Grace (2002) - Ch 3: Sampling Communities

1 / 18
1 / 23

 

Schwing et al. (2002)

McCune & Grace (2002) - Ch 7: Data Screening

McCune & Grace (2002) - Ch 8: Documenting Analysis Flow

Hw1 (Due 02/06)

1 / 25

McCune & Grace (2002) - Ch 9: Data Transformations

Clarke & Warwick (2001) - Ch 9: Data Transformations

 

1 / 30

 

 

McCune & Grace (2002) - Ch 6: Distance Measures

Clarke & Warwick (2001) - Ch 2: Similarity Measures

 

2 / 1

McCune & Grace ( 2002) - Ch 5: Species Distributions

McCune & Grace (2002) - Ch 10: Finding Groups

McCune & Grace (2002) - Ch 12: Two-Way Indicator Species

Hw2 (Due 02/22)

2 / 6

McCune & Grace (2002) - Ch 11: Hierarchical Clustering

Clarke & Warwick (2001) - Ch 3: Hierarchical Clustering

Peck (2010) - Ch 25: Clustering

He et al. (1997)

Wolter (1987)

Diehr et al. (1982)

 

2 / 8

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 13: Ordination

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 14: PCA

Clarke & Warwick 2001 - Ch 4: PCA

 

2 / 13

PCA

 

2 / 15

Hw3 (Due 03/02)

2 / 20

Peck 2010 - Ch 13: Distance Measures

Peck 2010 - Ch 15: Weighting Variables

Ainley & Hyrenbach (2010)

Lopez et al. (2012)

 

2 / 22

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 16: NMDS

Clarke & Warwick 2001 - Ch 5: NMDS

Peck 2010 - Ch 24: NMDS

Hyrenbach et al. (2007)

Hebshi et al. (2008)

 

2 / 27

Hw4 (Due 03/16)

3 / 1

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 17: Polar Ordination

Peck 2010 - Ch 20: Polar Ordination

Bray & Curtis (1957)

Beals (1984)

 

3 / 6
NO CLASS
Spring Break
3 / 8
NO CLASS
Spring Break
3 / 13

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 18: Weighted Averaging

Peck 2010 - Ch 19: Weighted Averaging

Curtis & McIntosh (1951)

Borja et al. (2000)

 

3 / 15

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 19: Correspondence Analysis

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 20: Detrended Correspondence

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 21: Canonical Correspondence

Peck 2010 - Ch 21: Canonical Correspondence

Kenkel & Orloci (1986)

Hw5 (Due 03/23)

3 / 20

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 22: Ordination Reliability

Orloci & Pillar (1989)

Pillar (1999)

 

3 / 22

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 23: Comparing Groups

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 24: MRPP

Peck 2010 - Ch 26: MRPP

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch 25: Indicator Species

Peck 2010 - Ch 29: Indicator Species

Hw6 (Due 04/04)

3 / 27

Peck 2010 - Ch 27: PerMANOVA

Peck 2010 - Ch 28: Sum f

Biondini et al. (1985)

Zimmerman et al. (1985)

 

3 / 29

Jeopardy Questions + Answers

4 / 3

In Class EXAM

4 / 5
4 / 10

McCune & Grace 2002 - Ch: Mantel Test

Peck 2010 - Ch: Mantel Test

Mantel (1967)

Dizon et al. (1994)

Rodrigues et al. (2002)

Borcard & Legendre (2012)

4 / 12
4 / 17

Peck 2010 - Ch 17:
Selecting the Tools

James & McCulloch (1990)

Clarke (1993)

4 / 19
NO CLASS

Take Home Exam

Due

(by email)

4 / 24

Project Presentations

(20 minutes per student)

Talk Sequence - Day 1

 
 
 

 

4 / 26

Project Presentations

(20 minutes per student)

Talk Sequence - Day 2

 
 
 

Project Write-up & Logbook Due

(by email)

5 / 3

Open Workshop

(9:10 - 11:25)

Time to Discuss Project Results and Improvements for Thesis

 

Project Peer Review & Re-analysis Due

(by email)

 

 

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