Interpreting regression coefficient in R

Linear models are a very simple statistical techniques and is often (if not always) a useful start for more complex analysis. It is however not so straightforward to understand what the regression coefficient means even in the most simple case when there are no interactions in the model. If we are not only fishing for … Continue reading Interpreting regression coefficient in R

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Talk at the meeting of the entomological society of Thuringia

So this week-end I talked about why and how we do biodiversity-experiment research and showed some results from our long-term (12 years) field site. What was new was two thing: 1: the audience was composed of hobby entomologist http://tev.nabu-thueringen.de/ , the people responsible for collecting and documenting species occurrence at local scales, they do a lot … Continue reading Talk at the meeting of the entomological society of Thuringia

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function research: Part 1 setting the scene

In this post I try to define the framework in which my PhD is into, I will define some key terms that we use a lot and present briefly the field experiment I am working in. What is Biodiversity: Biodiversity is the variability of living form on earth, in the Convention for Biological Diversity definition … Continue reading Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function research: Part 1 setting the scene