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December 11, 2009

Summary of initial keyword situation

An interesting question has arisen while formatting the Biological Station bibliography. What to do with all of those keywords? A quick and dirty analysis shows the keyword list from the bibliography has the following attributes:

3158 - number of keywords in the UMBS bibliography
2562 - number of keywords in the UMBS bibliography used 5 times or less
639 - number of keywords in the LTER Keyword list (v.0.9)
283 - number of overlapping keywords between UMBS and LTER lists


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Here is a list of the 100 most used keywords in the UMBS Bibliography:









































































































































invertebrates 488
parasites 355
insects 317
aquatic 277
birds 272
distribution 270
water 267
species 260
behavior 252
plants 234
trematodes 231
description 229
forest 213
history 192
vascular 176
carbon 148
fungi 148
life 144
chemistry 141
snails 141
algae 132
succession 127
fishes 124
nutrients 122
vegetation 119
communities 118
breeding 114
growth 105
nesting 104
temperature 100
populus 99
change 97
nitrogen 94
bryophytes 92
dioxide 87
protozoans 86
mosses 85
reproductive 84
artificial 82
climate 81
success 80
development 76
diatoms 75
limnology 75
substrates 75
chemical 74
morphology 74
coleoptera 71
diptera 71
global 71
quality 71
soils 71
variation 70
aspen 69
biology 69
ecology 68
colonization 67
flora 67
vertebrates 67
benthic 66
predation 65
taxonomy 64
infection 63
population 63
biomass 62
production 62
trees 62
schistosomes 61
crustaceans 60
beetles 58
herbivory 58
size 58
larus 57
gulls 55
range 55
atmospheric 54
composition 54
deposition 54
feeding 54
periphyton 54
photosynthesis 51
acer 50
amphibians 50
lepidoptera 50
snakes 50
habitat 49
organic 49
wetlands 49
key 48
streams 48
leaf 47
structure 47
competition 46
light 46
mammals 46
molluscs 46
stagnicola 46
larvae 45
rana 45


Posted by kkwaiser at December 11, 2009 12:52 PM

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