15 episodes

Methods in Ecology and Evolution's video podcast aims to expand the awareness, accessibility and uptake of new metholodologies in ecology and evolution

Methods in Ecology and Evolution Video Graziella Iossa and guests

    • Natural Sciences

Methods in Ecology and Evolution's video podcast aims to expand the awareness, accessibility and uptake of new metholodologies in ecology and evolution

    • video
    Measuring functional connectivity using butterflies

    Measuring functional connectivity using butterflies

    Gary Powney and Tom Oliver explain how using data from the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme they can assess functional connectivity - the permeability of landscapes.

    • 9 min
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    Measuring the importance of species to ecosystems

    Measuring the importance of species to ecosystems

    Nicholas Gotelli and Fernando T. Maestre discuss simple randomization tests for quantifying the effect of species on ecosystem variables, and the use of "natural experiments" to explore their contribution to ecosystem function.

    • 13 min
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    Heating up the forest

    Heating up the forest

    Shannon Pelini demonstrates experimental equipment designed to test the effects of warmer climates on forest ecosystems - and, particuarly, arthropods.

    • 4 min
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    Studying deepwater animals with TrapCam

    Studying deepwater animals with TrapCam

    Brett Favaro, Simon Fraser University and Vancouver Island University, demonstrates the construction of TrapCam apparatus: an inexpensive camera system developed for the study of deepwater animals and ecology.

    • 4 min
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    Estimating seed predation rates

    Estimating seed predation rates

    Adam Davis demonstrates how field experiments and statistical models can can enable the extrapolation of long-term seed predation rates from short-term data

    • 12 min
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    Integrating ecology into macroevolutionary research

    Integrating ecology into macroevolutionary research

    On the 9th of March, 2011, Methods in Ecology and Evolution sponsored this symposium with over 200 delegates and 12 speakers, held at the Zoological Society of London meeting rooms

    • 1 min

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