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Ordinating Lake Żabińskie’s chironomids

Fossil stratigraphies are highly multidimensional – many species, many samples – which makes it difficult to visualise the main patterns in the data. One way to cope is to use ordinations to find the main axes of variability in the … Continue reading

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Overlaying core and calibration set samples in an ordination

One visualisation technique I frequently use is to make an ordination showing the modern calibration set sites, the fossil core data, and contours of an environmental variable. Here, I’ve used non-metric multidimensional scaling to ordinate the core and calibration data … Continue reading

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