Programs for ecologists by PISCES Conservation Ltd
fish and crustacean samples have been collected from Hinkley Point B Power Station.
Data are presented on every fish and most large crustaceans known from the estuary,
producing an exceptional data set for those interested in population dynamics.
The reliable way to survey hedgerows under the 1997 Hedgerows Regulations.
Community Analysis Package
Suitable for undergraduate and post graduate students and researchers in biological
and geological sciences, CAP is a general multivariate analysis package for Windows
PCs, with superb graphics. It is easy to use and affordable. It offers all the analytical
techniques commonly used by community ecologists, and researchers in other fields
such as palaeontology, archaeology and the social sciences. It is particularly useful for
ecological teaching because it allows students to quickly enter data, try different
transformations, and explore a wide range of methods within a familiar Windows
Its principal methods are:
Non metric Multidimensional Scaling (NMDS)
Detrended Correspondence Analysis (DECORANA)
Two way INdiscator Species Analysis (TWINSPAN)
Analysis of Similarity (ANOSIM) and Similarity Percent (SIMPER)
Principal Components Analysis (PCA)
26 Similarity and distance measures
Divisive cluster analysis
CAP also feature Help Assist an (optional) always on help panel to guide you through
your analysis, to tell you what s appropriate and what the pitfalls of any technique are
likely to be.
With superb graphical output that gives you complete control over how you want your
graphics to look, CAP is an indispensible part of every ecologist s analytical toolbox.
is a Windows program with a range of analytical techniques to detect,
visualise and order relationships in multivariate data where the researcher has
information on both the species present and the most influential environmental
The principal methods are:
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