Plant diversity, dispersion, community similarity, and vegetation description in united arab emirates. Ii eastern coast

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Plant diversity, dispersion, community similarity, and vegetation description in united arab emirates. Ii eastern coast

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dc.contributor.author El-Amry, Mamdouh I. [ممدوح ابراهيم علي العامري] en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T15:31:57Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T15:31:57Z
dc.date.issued 1995 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Qatar University Science Journal, 1995, Vol. 15, No. 1, Pages 259-268. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/10271
dc.description.abstract Papers presented at The gulf symposium on Environmental biology, University of Qatar, 7-9 May 1994 *********** The vegetation on the eastern coast of UAE was studied in 3 undisturbed sites. Dispersion, species-area, and community similarity were investigated. Cluster analysis and regression correlation were calculated. Diversity parameters used were richness, heterogeneity, and evenness indices, habitat and vegetation patterns are described. Dispersion was more contagious at P<0.01 in the three communities. Species-Area were typical of desert ecosystem with high R2values. Community similarity analysis (5 methods) reflected modest similarity between Diba and Dhadna and dissimilarity with Al-Fujairah. Cluster analysis confirms similarity calculations. Correlation's give poor r-values. Diversity richness in Diba, Al-Fujairah, and Dhadna were 3, 3.9, and 2.6 (Margalef); 1.9, 2.3, and 1.6 (Menhinick), respectively. Heterogeneity and evenness were discussed in details. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Qatar University en_US
dc.subject Marine Science en_US
dc.title Plant diversity, dispersion, community similarity, and vegetation description in united arab emirates. Ii eastern coast en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.pagination 259-268 en_US
dc.identifier.issue 1 en_US
dc.identifier.volume 15 en_US

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