Salamander Mark-Recapture using SPARCnet plots with the Schnabel Method
13 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson1, Raisa Hernández Pacheco1
University of Richmond
A salamander mark-recapture module where students field collect a third survey occasion to estimate population size
Data Management using National Ecological Observatory Network's (NEON) Small Mammal Data with Accompanying Lesson on Mark Recapture Analysis
19 Jun 2018 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Jim McNeil1, Megan A. Jones2
1. George Mason University; Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation 2. National Ecological Observatory Network
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...
Geoscience Methods and Resources for K-5 Pre-Education Majors
28 May 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By James Burton Deemy
College of Coastal Georgia
: Exploring Geoscience Methods was an excellent capstone experience for Elementary Education Majors. The class I used this module with was 24 students of various backgrounds and academic...
More In Depth Spreadsheet Management Adaptation of Data Management using NEON Small Mammal Data
18 May 2018 | Datasets | Contributor(s):
By Raisa Hernández-Pacheco
California State University-Long Beach
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...
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How Many Salamanders are in the forest? Testing capture-recapture
01 Dec 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Louise Mead1, Kristine Grayson2, Alexa Warwick3, David Miller4, Chris Sutherland5, Evan Grant6
1. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 2. University of Richmond 3. Michigan State University 4. Pennsylvania State University 5. University of Massachusetts-Amherst 6. USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Collecting data on how populations respond to environmental change requires accurate estimates of population sizes. This activity explores one method for estimating population sizes across three...