2.5 Using the Lincoln Index

IB Environmental Systems & Societies: 2.5 Using the Lincoln Index

Using the Lincoln Index, also know as capture-mark-recapture, we capture the organism, mark it in a fashion that does not harm it in any way, and returning it to its habitat so that it can resume its normal role. If it does not resume its normal role in the ecosystem, then the method fails, as you will see.Some organism populations that have been measured in this fashion are: a) Fish netted and tagged with small aluminum...

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