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Quadrat - definition(s)

quadrat - [spatial statistics (use for geostatistics)] In spatial sampling, one of a set of identically-sized areas, often rectangular, within which the members of a population are counted. The size, number, and location of quadrats within a study area are chosen by the sampler. Population counts in each quadrat are compared to determine distribution patterns.

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Source: esri, 22 July 2012 10:20:06, External 

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