Accession Number:

ADA001466

Title:

A New Measure of Biotic Similarity Between Samples and Its Applications with a Cluster Analysis Program.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Aug 72-Jul 74,

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1974-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

A new measure of biotic similarity is proposed and its use in a matrix analysis program outlined. It is shown by comparisons and examples that this index is more versatile than all previous indices and should be the measure of choice when examining two or more samples in which species composition is an important consideration.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE