TRANSECT SURVEY DATA FORM 1: FIELD RESULTS

Complete one form for each species along each transect.

 

Name(s) ___________________________________________ Date________________

 

Species name ____________________________________________________________

 

Name of study area _______________________________________________________

 

Transect number _________________________________________________________

 

Transect length __________________________________________________________

 

Total number of sampling points along your transect __________________________

 

Describe your study area (e.g., disturbed roadside to undisturbed wetland) ________

 

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Describe how you recorded the presence of species along the transect (e.g., presence or absence within 1 m to each side of transect, every 0.5 m along transect)

 

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List points where species was present

 

List points where species was absent

(e.g., 0.5 m, 2.0 m)

 

Habitat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRANSECT SURVEY DATA FORM 1: FIELD RESULTS (continued)

 

Total number of points species present along transect, A = ________________________

 

Total number of points along transect, B = _____________________________________

 

Percent points where species was present

(points species present/ total points along transect), A/B __________________________

 

Habitats where species was commonly found ___________________________________

 

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Habitats where species was rarely found _______________________________________

 

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Habitats where species was not found __________________________________________

 

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NSTA. Cornell Scientific Inquiry Series.

For use with Invasion Ecology, Section 2: Invasion Ecology Protocols