The Basics

What is sampling? Some basic definitions

Vegetation Sampling

Frame quadrats, point quadrats and transects: frequency, cover, abundance and composition

Mobile organisms

Catching invertebrates in leaf litter and soil, and trees and bushes. Mark release recapture.

Abiotic Factors

Terrestrial environmental factors: slope profile, soil and microclimate. Freshwater and marine environmental factors.

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Centre-based and digital courses for teachers

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Do you enjoy the natural world and being outdoors? Opportunities for Young People aged 16-25.
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