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Introduction to uses and interpretation of principal component analyses in forest biology.

Posted date: May 12, 2016
Publication Year: 
1975
Authors: Isebrands, J. G.; Crow, Thomas R.
Publication Series: 
General Technical Report (GTR)
Source: General Technical Report NC-17. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Abstract

The application of principal component analysis for interpretation of multivariate data sets is reviewed with emphasis on (1) reduction of the number of variables, (2) ordination of variables, and (3) applications in conjunction with multiple regression.

Citation

Isebrands, J. G.; Crow, Thomas R. 1975. Introduction to uses and interpretation of principal component analyses in forest biology. General Technical Report NC-17. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station