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Mindy Geibel BIO 220 Section 4 April 28, 2009 Lab 12/13 Comparing Biodiversity of Soil Arthropods in Hemlock

and Deciduous Habitats Table 1 Mean Dry Simpson Shannon Mass Mean %Moisture Mean Individuals/Sample Species Richness 8 12

Habitat

Hemlock 0.875 2.08 3.124 53.65% 6.44 Deciduous 0.917 2.48 3.487 66.79% 3.89 The above table indicates several different data observations taken from the hemlock habitat and the deciduous habitat. The Simpson Indices represent Dmax while the Shannon-Weiner Indices represent H msx.