Journal of Marine Sciences / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Getting to the Point: Accuracy of Point Count in Monitoring Ecosystem Change

Table 1

Optimal point count (OPC, defined in the methods) for different mean percent cover values ( 𝜇 ) and levels of transect heterogeneity ( 𝜇 ).

μσ = 0.2 μσ = 0.4 μσ = 0.6 μ


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