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Analyzing Earthworm Data

Collecting earthworm data opens opportunities for you to analyze your data. Analysis allows you to convert the raw data you have collected into numerical values. Methods of analysis often use mathematical equations to produce standard units or statistical units. Some of the most commonly used in earthworm studies are spatial analysis alongside more mathematical based density, biomass and diversity analysis. Analyzing your own data (or previous data) can add depth to your study and also adds another level of learning.

Remember, while there are several optional types of data, all the data we need from your study can be seen on the study data sheets. Analyzing your data can be of value to you but . Don’t be shy, submit what data you can given your goals and interest level!

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