transect


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transect

a sample strip of land used to monitor plant distribution, animal populations, etc., within a given area

transect

[tran′sekt]
(science and technology)
To cut across, or to cut transversely.
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All but 1 individual were present in the transect that was located along the northern talus-dominated shoreline of the lake (Fig.
The soils on transect T10 developed on deposits of rhyolitic alluvium along the ridge crest and have been mapped as the Leyva-Rock outcrop complex.
All species occurrences within a 50 m section of transect were documented including if the animal was walking along our cut transect or if it passed perpendicular or diagonal to it (determined by directionality of tracks).
The space between the paired 20cm lasers (Measured laser width) was measured with a ruler on the video screen once during each minute of a transect survey.
Twentynine hectads that contained insufficient pine marten habitat (woodland) in which to complete a [greater than or equal to] 2 km transect along paths were excluded.
The density of Himalayan Griffon was calculated using the data collected during transect surveys and individuals observed in nesting sites of the colony.
Controlling the speed over the seafloor is also important, with the transect camera (GoPro Hero 2) used in this study, speeds above 0.
non-hybrid) species at the eastern end of its respective transect (i.
Roe deer snow tracks were counted during five days each year on 16 line transects (length 66.
We established contiguous 1 x 1 m quadrats along each transect, so that the number of quadrats was equal to the length (m) of each transect (F-l: n = 50, F-2: n = 99, FT-1: n = 100, FT-2: n = 50, FT-3: n = 50, FT-4: n = 100, AT-1: n = 100, AT-2: n = 50).
2] there was a significant exponentially decreasing trend with smaller numbers associated with higher transect numbers (Fig.
Woodford-Thomas will also work with collaborators at the Saint Louis Science Center to create an interactive food and agriculture exhibit related to the Missouri Transect research project.