Diagnosing the uncertainty of taxa relative abundances derived from count data

Date

2011

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Heslop, David
De Schepper, Stijn
Proske, Ulrike

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Elsevier

Abstract

When working with micropaleontological assemblage data it is necessary to accept that the true population can never be quantified fully. Thus, the investigator must count individuals in the hope of obtaining a representative sample and then determine the

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Keywords: data set; diversity index; index method; micropaleontology; paleoenvironment; relative abundance; species diversity; taxonomy; uncertainty analysis Assemblage data; Confidence region; Diversity index; Multinomial distribution; Relative abundance; Taxa

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Marine Micropaleontology

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1016/j.marmicro.2011.01.007

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2037-12-31