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    Author(s): Edgar E. Gutierrez-Espeleta; Gary J. Brand
    Date: 1993
    Source: General Technical Report NC-160. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Describes how to use SYCOOR, an interactive Macintosh program written in BASIC for computing and adjusting synecological coordinates. Site synecological coordinates are indices of moisture, nutrients, heat, and light computed from lists of plant species present at the site. Graphs of a species` distribution in moisture-nutrient and heat-light space are also displayed by the program.

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    Citation

    Gutierrez-Espeleta, Edgar E.; Brand, Gary J. 1993. The microcomputer scientific software series 8: the SYCOOR users manual. General Technical Report NC-160. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    synecological coordinates, environmental factors, weighted averaging, species indicator values, BASIC program

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