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In this experiment conducted by Mr Luckinbills AP and Advanced Environmental Science class our goal was to take a trip into the woods behind the Blue Mountain High School and identify and find the relative dominance and density of the tree population and to identify the plant life as well I believe that we will have found mostly oak and pine trees in the forest at first glance they seem to be the dominant treesFor this experiment we took both a book of trees and a book on plants and a measuring stick When we got to the woods we used something known as the quadrant method in which we were given a spot and we picked a tree in the 4 areas around it For that tree we picked we had to identify it and find its circumference with the measuring stick We did that for a total of 8 quadrants Then the following day we went to the field in front of the woods and did a survey on a section given to us by the teacher We identified a plant and found how many of it there were in the area At the end of these experiments we calculated the total number of trees their total density and found relative dominance and relative density Then we calculated the total number of plant life as wellDuring this experiment we have found the forest we investigated to be in a secondary succession seral stage A sere is a stage in the successional process that is characterized by certain dominant forms of plants and animals In the primary succession stage there is not that much animal life found as it is a barren area with not much soil But animals such as squirrels groundhogs etc probably could be found here Not many water living animals however as there is not much water found anymore In the secondary succession there are a lot of animals to
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