Chapter 6. Paleobiogeography and Paleoecology

  1. Øyvind Hammer and
  2. David A.T. Harper

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750711.ch6

Paleontological Data Analysis

Paleontological Data Analysis

How to Cite

Hammer, Ø. and Harper, D. A.T. (eds) (2005) Paleobiogeography and Paleoecology, in Paleontological Data Analysis, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750711.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115445

Online ISBN: 9780470750711

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Keywords:

  • biodiversity indices;
  • taxonomic distinctness;
  • diversity curves;
  • non-metric multidimensional scaling;
  • principal coordinates analysis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biodiversity indices

  • Taxonomic distinctness

  • Comparison of diversity indices

  • Abundance models

  • Rarefaction

  • Diversity curves

  • Size -frequency and survivorship curves

  • Association similarity indices for presence/absence data

  • Association similarity indices for abundance data

  • ANOSIM and NPMANOVA

  • Correspondence analysis

  • Principal coordinates analysis (PCO)

  • Non-metric multidimensional scaling (NMDS)

  • Seriation