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Natural History Collections as Emerging Resources for Innovative Education
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24 Feb 2015 |
This resource has been updated - find the current version here:https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/854Article abstract:"There is an emerging consensus that undergraduate biology education in the United States is at a crucial juncture, especially...
Towards better modelling and decision support: Documenting model development, testing, and analysis using TRACE
20 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jacqueline Augusiak, Andreas Focks, Béatrice M. Frank, Faten Gabsi, Alice S.A. Johnston, Chun Liu, Benjamin T. Martin, Mattia Meli, Viktoriia Radchuk, Pernille Thorbek, Steven F Railsback, Volker Grimm
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/829Highlights• We introduce TRACE, a framework for documenting model testing and analysis.• TRACE is based on the recently proposed framework...
Statistics for biologists
12 Feb 2015 |
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/897There is no disputing the importance of statistical analysis in biological research, but too often it is considered only after an experiment is completed, when it may be too...
Quantitative Reasoning Learning Progression
06 Feb 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Robert Mayes
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/publications/353The NSF Pathways Project focused on developing learning progressions for environmental sceince on the 6-12 grade levels. Pathways explored how students on middle to high school grade bands...
Advancing population ecology with integral projection models: a practical guide
23 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Cory Merow, Johan Dahlgren, Jessica Metcalf, Dylan Childs, Margaret Evans, Eelke Jongejans, Sydne Record, Mark Rees, Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Sean McMahon
This resource has been updated - find the current version here: https://qubeshub.org/qubesresources/publications/824Integral projection models (IPMs) use information on how an individual's state influences its vital rates – survival, growth and reproduction – to...
Sustained exponential population growth of grey seals at Sable Island, Nova Scotia
18 Jan 2015 | | Contributor(s):: W.D. Bowen, J. McMillan, R. Mohn
"Grey seal pup production on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, has been monitored since the early 1960s. We estimated pup production on Sable Island in 1997 using aerial photography with a correction for detection of pups on the imagery and a statistical model to account for the proportion of pups...