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How does sampling design impact what we conclude about deer tick populations?

“Our main takeaway is that long term studies are very useful for understanding long term populations dynamics and are more likely to reach a stable pattern. We should be cautious with using short term studies (especially those less than 5 years) to interpret longer term population trends of deer ticks because they may lead to misleading results. In addition, dragging has proved to be a more reliable method for reaching consistent results, providing support for using standardized methods.” Continue reading

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Soft(ware) skills

In case you’ve been missing hearing my voice in your head, I had a post published over at the Data Carpentry blog today.

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Guest post- About Style

Things have been a bit crazy lately in the bug counting lab. There’s a few personnel moving on to new things, and I’m in a rush to get projects wrapped up with them before I’m no longer interacting with them … Continue reading

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