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Holly’s Capstone site

May 16, 2016 /

I met with Dr.Anderson on Thursday to go over my paper and he gave me a lot great pointers but it’s going to be a lot of work. He gave me some good advice on how to run my stats so they are more accurate and it worked wonderfully. All of my p-values for my … Continue reading Its almost over

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May 10, 2016 /

I decided to go out to my sites this weekend one last time just for the heck of it. To my utter delight I finally saw a small school of unarmored threespine stickleback! They were in a large pond at White Rock Lake Campground which is part of the Soledad Canyon site. I counted 25 of them. … Continue reading Eureka!

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May 5, 2016 /
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April 25, 2016 /

Last week we looked at the first draft of our posters. Since then we revised them and are going to work again today to peer review them. This is what mine looks like so far. This week I will work to make my graphs in plotly instead of excel.

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April 4, 2016 /

I am going to collect the last of my water quality data this weekend, since it is supposed to rain. I have also been working on editing my paper and finalizing some of my GIS interpretations.

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March 7, 2016 /

I have started comparing water quality data from each site by looking at the average measurements of temperature, turbidity, pH, salinity, dissolved oxygen, conductivity, ad chlorophyll from each site. Here is a summary of those values:  Almost every site had a chlorophyll level that fell below 1.5 µg/L. The only exception being Soledad Canyon Creek, … Continue reading Started Analyzing Data

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