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Ground Spider Survey QUBES Resource Draft (1)

Author(s): Sage Lockett

Virginia Commonwealth University

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This QUBES Module aims to introduce students to standardized ecological field methods, measures of diversity, ArcGIS Online, and Excel. This is achieved through nocturnal survey of ground spiders.

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Version 2.0 - published on 31 Jul 2023 doi:10.25334/8245-4005 - cite this


Throughout this module students will investigate hypothesis testing through field experience with group spiders. iNaturalist, ArcGIS Online, and Excel are required software for this project. Students will be introduced to the Shannon Diversity Index, p-values, and scatterplots. 

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