Statistical Skills: Spearman’s Rank Correlation
Summary: Infomation about the statistical test and how to use in a moorland environment.
Use Spearman's Rank to test whether there is a significant relationship between two sets of data. Both Calluna vulgaris (Common Heather) and Vaccinium myrtillus (Bilberry) are typical moorland and bog shrubs. Work out if the two plants compete with one another or if they are more likely to grow with each other.
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Keywords: Education; Statistics; Teaching resources; Moorland plants; Science
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