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technique of random sampling as a tool for the estimation of large populations

In this week's experiment, we will examine the technique of random sampling as a tool for the estimation of large populations.

After reading the background material, can you think of any ecological experiments in which the random sampling technique could be helpful? Post your ideas, and do a bit of research to see if any scientists may have actually used this idea as well.

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Random sampling is a foundational method in ecological sampling. It can be used to answer a number of habitat and ...

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This solution looks at how you can use random sampling as a technique for estimating population size in ecological experiments.

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