Belt transect

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Belt transects are used in biology to estimate the distribution of organisms in relation to a certain area, such as the seashore or a meadow.[1]

The belt transect method is similar to the line transect method but gives information on abundance as well as presence, or absence of species.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, David Arnold; Matthew Fasham; Graham Tucker; Michael Shewry; Philip Shaw (2005). Handbook of biodiversity methods: survey, evaluation and monitoring. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. pp. M1 219–222. ISBN 0-521-82368-4. OCLC 61439712.
  2. ^ Ecological Sampling Methods
  3. ^ Urban Sampling Methods - Barcelona Field Study Center