Chapter 5. Community Analysis: Ordination and Other Multivariate Techniques

  1. Gerald J. Bakus

Published Online: 14 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470099186.ch5

Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communities: Field Biology and Environment

Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communities: Field Biology and Environment

How to Cite

Bakus, G. J. (2007) Community Analysis: Ordination and Other Multivariate Techniques, in Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communities: Field Biology and Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470099186.ch5

Author Information

  1. Professor of Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 26 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470044407

Online ISBN: 9780470099186

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Keywords:

  • community analysis - ordination and multivariate techniques;
  • Principal Component Analysis (PCA);
  • Nonmetric multidimensional scaling (MDS, NMDS, NMS, NMMDS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principal Component Analysis

  • Factor Analysis (FA)

  • Redundancy Analysis

  • Correspondence Analysis (CA) or Reciprocal Averaging (RA)

  • Detrended Correspondence Analysis (DCA or Decorana)

  • Nonmetric Multidimensional Scaling (MDS, NMDS, NMS, NMMDS)

  • MANOVA and MANCOVA

  • Discriminant Analysis (DA) (Discriminant Function Analysis, Canonical Variates Analysis)

  • Principal Coordinate Analysis (PCoA) (Metric Multidimensional Scaling)

  • Canonical Correspondence Analysis (CCA)

  • Multiple Regression (MR) (Multiple Linear Regression)

  • Path Analysis

  • Canonical Correlation Analysis (CANCOR)

  • Canonical Variate Analysis (CVA)

  • Multi-Response Permutation Procedures (MRPP)

  • Other Multivariate Techniques

  • Summary