Students use small mammal data from the National Ecological Observatory Network to understand necessary steps of data management from data collection to data analysis by estimating small mammal population sizes using the Lincoln-Peterson model.
introductory, Lab, Online course, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, data management, spreadsheets, small mammals community dynamics, NEON, Capture mark-recapture, Homework, Advanced, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour, National Ecological Observatory Network
283
98
1
06.19.2018

Large Datasets in R - Plant Phenology & Temperature Data from NEON

Megan A. Jones, Lee F. Stanish, Natalie Robinson, Katherine D. Jones, Cody Flagg

Version: 1.0

This module series covers how to import, manipulate, format and plot time series data stored in .csv format in R. Originally designed to teach researchers to use NEON plant phenology and air temperature data; has been used in undergraduate classrooms.
data in the classroom, introductory, tool:rstudio, Lab, Online course, phenology, Teaching material, Undergraduate, data management, NEON, Faculty, Homework, Graduate, Advanced, Majors, temperature
384
64
1
05.10.2018
This lesson focuses on ways that scientists identify and use data to understand ecological disturbance events using data from five public datasets. The main lesson focused on interpretation of figures, while optional coding extensions teach R skills.
data in the classroom, data interpretation, High School, Undergraduate, precipitation, stream discharge, Palmer Drought Severity Index, lidar, Ecological Disturbance, 1 Hour, More than 1 hour, disturbance ecology
385
92
2
02.19.2018

Products from the NEON Data Education Faculty Mentoring Networks

This module assesses the role of wildfire in the eastern US and its impact on bird communities using NEON bird survey data from pre- and post- a major wildfire in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM) in November 2016.
data manipulation, Lab, species richness, ANOVA, species diversity, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, birds, Dataset, Raw, Graduate, Advanced, wildfire, BACI design
23
7
0
01.07.2019

Data simulation and randomization tests

James S. Santangelo

Version: 1.0

A participatory live-coding lesson on simulating data and performing randomization tests on ecological data in R.
introductory, Teaching material, Lecture, Reference material, Undergraduate, Dataset, Cleaned, Graduate, Advanced, Majors, More than 1 hour
22
11
0
01.03.2019
A participatory live-coding lesson on working with NEON phenology data and fitting a sine-wave model to determine when different species get and lose their leaves.
modeling, R, Lab, phenology, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, NEON, Advanced, More than 1 hour, Rstats, code, participatory live-coding
54
28
0
12.21.2018
Natural disasters and subsequent ecological disturbance events illustrate the complexity of problems in ecology and environmental science, and can be used as effective teaching tools. Unpacking the diverse real-world factors leading up to events offers op
data in the classroom, introductory, Lab, data interpretation, Teaching material, Lecture, Undergraduate, Temperature Change, precipitation, Palmer Drought Severity Index, Ecological Disturbance, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour, More than 1 hour, disturbance ecology
130
18
0
12.11.2018
This resource uses an app hosted on QUBES to visualize similarities and differences in Quercus phenology at three NEON sites in California, Florida, and Massachusetts.
ecology, introductory, phenology, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Majors, Non-majors, 1 Hour
244
72
0
06.22.2018

Environmental Drivers of Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes from Minutes to Years

Christopher Gough, Cindee Giffen, Thomas W Woodward

Version: 1.0

Students build on fundamental concepts of ecosystem production and carbon cycling, combining this knowledge with open long-term data from ecological and meteorological networks to uncover the environmental drivers of carbon fluxes.
introductory, climate change, carbon, Plant Ecology, Teaching material, Undergraduate, Biogeochemistry, Graduate, Advanced, Majors, More than 1 hour, Extended Project, carbon cycling, productivity, net ecosystem production, gross primary production, ecosystem respiration, carbon fluxes
503
159
0
06.11.2018
This adaptation introduces students to R and the NEON OS & IS data – Plant Phenology & Temperature tutorial. A planned extension will prompt students to develop a testable hypothesis, based on their tutorial insights, that could be investigated locally.
data in the classroom, tool:rstudio, Lab, Online course, phenology, Teaching material, Undergraduate, data management, NEON, Faculty, Homework, Advanced, Extended Project, temperature
219
71
0
06.11.2018

CyVerse Tutorials for NEON Data Science Institute 2018

Tyson Lee Swetnam, Megan A. Jones

Version: 1.0

Resource for conducting data intensive research on CyVerse
Tutorial, Reference material, Abstract, Workshop material
189
49
0
06.11.2018
This adaptation consists of three exercises that introduce students to 1) format spreadsheet data tables, 2) carry out spreadsheet quality control, and 3) count/sort/filter data of interest in order to conduct a pilot analysis on NEON small mammal data.
Teaching material, High School, Undergraduate, data management, spreadsheets, mammals, Capture mark-recapture
309
83
0
05.18.2018

 

Created by Megan A. Jones Last Modified Mon January 7, 2019 7:55 pm by Megan A. Jones

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