Transect studies

an environmental investigation by Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation

Publisher: The Federation in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 28 Downloads: 810
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Subjects:

  • Plants -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Insect-plant relationships -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

Edition Notes

Statement[edited and published] by National Wildlife Federation ; [written by] Minnesota Environmental Sciences Foundation, Inc. ; design and illustrations by Jan Blyler
SeriesEnvironmental discovery series
ContributionsBlyler, Jan, National Wildlife Federation
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14995949M

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  The rural-to-urban Transect is based on the idea that there is a place for everything in the human habitat. Where elements of the built environment are in their proper place, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. A subfield of LGBT studies, transgender studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to gender studies, gay and lesbian studies, and sexology by studying the intersections of sex and gender as related to cultural representations, lived experience, and political movements. Interdisciplinary subfields of transgender studies include transgender history, transgender literature and film. - Center for Applied Transect Studies Rural-Urban Transect. A transect is an archaeological study area that is mile wide and 1 mile long. A site in a transect is the location of a significant archaeological find. Let x represent the number of sites per transect. In a section of Chaco Canyon, a large number of transects showed that x has a population variance. In a different section of Chaco Canyon, a random sample of 24 transects gave a sample.

The incredible wealth of diversity on our planet is something to be celebrated with students of all ages! Any place is an ecosystem, and biodiversity studies can take place in a forest, stream, pond, or even cracks of the sidewalk. College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.

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The Center for Applied Transect Studies (CATS) promotes understanding of the built environment as part of the natural environment, through the planning methodology of the rural-to-urban transect. CATS supports interdisciplinary research, publication, tools, and training for the design, coding, building and documentation of resilient transect-based communities.

Through its publication program, CATS expands the study of the Transect with the following approaches: history education documentation disputation advocacy.

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Gordon L. Chan Transect Studies #1 Oil Spill (Duxbury Reef) By. Chan, Gordon L Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Transect studies book Notes: From the Gordon L. Chan Papers (MSS), California Academy of Sciences Archive Subjects.

CATS provides Transect illustrations and Transect-based plans from various sources. We also sponsor a professional photographic resource representing normative Transect Zone character sorted by T-zone, location, and type (buildings, frontages, thoroughfares, civic spaces, signage).

All are available for free download for use in PowerPoint (low. News Archive. Second CATS-supported publication, The Smart Growth Manual, has been published. First CATS-supported publication: The Architecture of Community by Léon Krier The transect-based model SmartCode wins a CNU Charter Award.

You can lay the transect line across the classroom and record what is directly under each meter or half meter mark on the line (e.g. table, floor, backpack, book, pencil, student). This technique is good for sampling a very large area relatively quickly, but as students often point out, it can miss a lot of information if the area is complex.

Center for Applied Transect Studies. Historic Humboldt-Chimborazo. This first transect was conceived by Alexander Von Humboldt in It is taken across the southern tip of South America, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and is vertically exaggerated. This curious document has notations on the surface of the earth, beneath the surface, and also, apparently, the atmospheric conditions.

A transect is a path along which one counts and records occurrences of the objects of study (e.g. plants). [citation needed]There are several types of transect. Some are more effective than others.

It requires an observer to move along a fixed path and to count occurrences along the path and, at the same time (in some procedures), obtain the distance of the object from the path. Gordon L. Chan Transect Studies #1 Oil Spill (Duxbury Reef) Pages; Table of Contents Search Inside This Book: Results For: Click/Shift+Click pages to select for download.

zoom out Zoom zoom in. Cancel Generate Review No Pages Added. Close Dialog Generate My PDF Review My PDF List View Icon View. Source: Center for Applied Transect Studies. The thing about the SmartCode is it isn't just a resume of a book. It is actually operational. It's a code that brings about physical results.

It's actually everything you need to know in urbanism. It's the great textbook in a distinct way. The problem is that everybody's running around trying to. Essentials Charter_Awards Suburbs Gentrification_and_Diversity Architecture Cities Streets Zoning Transportation History Sociology For_Planners For_Community_Leaders Environment Regionalism Small_Towns Case_Studies Compendia Essentials In this section are the central, foundational texts of the New Urbanist movement.

These are books every urbanist should read at least once. Transect of the Built Environment The human habitat can be analyzed by a method similar to the environmental assessment. First a local transect, consisting of the most valued and desired zones, is identified by urban planners and local citizens.

Transect C is also orthogonally oriented to the transform margin direction and lies east of Transect B (Figs. and C). The km-long transect, whose north-end is also tied-in to Transect A, was selected to image the deep structure at the south-eastern corner of the Ghana Platform, that is close to its transition with the Deep Ivorian.

The book by Buckland et al. () is a comprehensive reference on the application of line and point transects, and should be consulted prior to applying these techniques.

They provide numerous examples, and include a chapter on the design of point and line transect surveys. The transect was meters long and sample plots were place every 50 meters along the transect.

Image courtesy of Andy Holdsworth. Figure 2. In this example, the meter transect was divided into 25 meter sections and then one sample plot was randomly located within each 25 meter section.

Gordon L. Chan Transect Studies #1 Oil Spill (Duxbury Reef) by Chan, Gordon L. Publication date Usage Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike International This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. plus-circle Add Review.

comment. Reviews. Trained in human geography and area studies (Slavic and Central Asian studies), Henryk draws on 18 years of experience in development and transformation research in different regional contexts.

Based on long-term fieldwork, his work in the TRANSECT project scrutinises the various political, socio-economic and ecological transitions in the.

Transect Urbanism: Readings in Human Ecology is the definitive reference on the Rural-to-Urban Transect, a compilation of the most important essays, diagrams, and images on the subject. It provides historical, practical, and theoretical insights into one of the most effective urban planning methodologies developed in the 20th Century.

The volume will also provide full context for the information including a discussion of the history of Gentry's transect studies, an in depth description of the methodology used to collect the data, a summary of the patterns arising from the overall results, and a summary of the significance of the studies.

Data from Individual Transects. Many studies utilize nest or dung decay data from other sites but, given the variation that occurs, these data are likely to be inappropriate. However, repeatedly visiting transects is more labour intensive and costly than one‐off counts, and counting only fresh dung/nests will.

The rural-to-urban Transect is based on the idea that there is a place for everything in the human habitat. Where elements of the built environment are in their proper place, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. How does the Transect work. Rendering by James Wassell/DPZ.

Bit of a strange one, I am doing a critical analysis of the use of line transects in primate abundance studies. I have found many papers which have a robust study design with many replications etc. Location and Description of Transects for Ecological Studies in Floodplain Forests of the Lower Suwannee River, Florida: USGS Open-File Report [Lewis, L.

J., U.S. Department of the Interior, United, et al.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Location and Description of Transects for Ecological Studies in Floodplain Forests of the Lower Suwannee RiverAuthor: L.

Lewis. Against the above background, a series of `transect studies' was initiated infirst in Israel, later in Spain and Crete (Lavee et al., ; Imeson et al., ).The initial objectives were firstly to obtain information on relationships between climate conditions and soil erosion and secondly, to study the changes that occur across major eco-geomorphological zones (i.e., zones in which.

But a typical m transect, perhaps sampled with a 1m 2 quadrat, would require many more samples than you could realistically take. Interrupted transect. In an interrupted transect, you only record vegetation at intervals along the transect line.

Quadrat sampling points (or 'stations') can be regularly spaced along the line (perhaps every 30m). Center for Applied Transect Studies, Miami, FL. likes. Promoting understanding of the built environment as part of the natural environment, through the planning method of the Rural-to-Urban Transect.

This book describes the vertical distribution and ecology of alpine vascular plant species along a coast-inland transect in central Norway. The diagrams are based on systematic field work over the course of 20 years, where the altitude above sea level and the distance from coast lines have been central variables.

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SAGE Reference. Journals & Books; Register Sign in. degradation in complex ecosystems and explains why a nonlinear evolutionary modelling framework was chosen for the transect studies.

The conceptual basis of the methodology is presented and the transect approach described. The research methodology takes into account the influence of climate at four.The urban-to-rural transect is an urban planning model created by New Urbanist Andrés Duany.

The transect defines a series of zones that transition from sparse rural farmhouses to the dense urban zone is fractal in that it contains a similar transition from the edge to the center of the neighborhood.

The transect is an important part of the New Urbanism and smart growth movements.DNAG Transect A Part of GSA’s DNAG Continent-Ocean Transect Series, this transect contains all or most of the following: free-air gravity and magnetic anomaly profiles, heat flow measurements, geologic cross section with no vertical exaggeration, multi-channel seismic reflection profiles, tectonic kindred cross section with vertical exaggeration, geologic map, stratigraphic diagram, and.