Data for Chapter 17 — Regression

Here are the data sets used in Chapter 17 of the 2nd edition of The Analysis of Biological Data in .csv (comma-separated) format. Most data sets used in the book are grabbed from graphs and tables in papers, and the values may not be exact.


Example 17.01. Lion ages
Whitman, K., A. M. Starfield, H. S. Quadling and C. Packer. 2004. Nature 428: 175-178.

Example 17.03. Plant species and biomass
Tilman, D., P. B. Reich, and J. M. H. Knops. 2006. Nature>441: 629-632.

Example 17.08. Shrinking seals
Trites. A. W. 1996. Journal of Zoology, London 238: 459-482.

Figure 17.5-2 Junco outlier
Yeh, P. J. 2004. Evolution 58: 166–174.

Figure 17.5-3 Desert pool fish species
Kodric-Brown, A., and J. H. Brown. 1993. Ecology 74: 1847–1855.

Figure 17.5-4 left Cap color
Hadfield, J. D., et al. 2006. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 273: 1347–1353.

Figure 17.5-4 right Cockroach neurons
Murphy, B. F., Jr., and J. E. Heath. 1983. Journal of Experimental Biology 105: 305–315.

Figure 17.6-3 Iris pollen
Pauw, A., J. Stofberg, and R. J. Waterman. 2009. Evolution 63: 268-279.

Figure 17.8-1 Iron and plankton growth
Sunda, W. G., and Huntsman, S. A. 1997. Nature 390: 389–392.

Figure 17.8-2 Plant species and productivity
Chase, J. M., and M. A. Leibold. 2002. Nature 416: 427-430.

Figure 17.9-1 Guppy temperature mortality
Pitkow, R. B. 1060. Biological Bulletin 119: 231-245.


Problem 17.01. Faces and aggression
Carré, J. M., and C. M McCormick. 2008. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 275:2651–2656.)

Problem 17.06. Zoo mortality
Clubb, R. and G. Mason. 2003. Nature 425: 473-474.

Problem 17.07. Progesterone
Brutsaert, T. D., et al. 2002. Journal of Experimental Biology 205: 233-239.

Problem 17.10. Hybrid pollen sterility
Moyle, L. C., M. S. Olson, and P. Tiffin. 2004. Evolution 58: 1195-1208.

Problem 17.11. Rattlensake digestion
Tattersall, G. J., W. K. Milsom, A. S. Abe, S. P. Brito and D. V. Andrade. 2004. Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 579-585.

Problem 17.12. Lizard bites
Lappin, A. K., and J. F. Husak. 2005. American Naturalist 166: 426-436.

Problem 17.14. Hypoxanthine
James, R. A., P. A. Hoadley, and B. G. Sampson. 1997. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 18: 158-162.

Problem 17.15. Social spiders
Rypstra, A. L. 1979. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 5: 291-300.

Problem 17.17. Earthworms and nitrogen
Gundale, M. J., W. M. Jolly, and T. H. Deluca. 2005. Conservation Biology 19:1075-1083.

Problem 17.18. Cypress respiration
Reich, P. B., M. G. Tjoelker, J.-L. Machado, and J. Oleksyn. 2006. Nature 439: 457-461.

Problem 17.19. Grassland nutrients
Harpole, W. S. and D. Tilman. 2007. Nature 446: 791-793.

Problem 17.20. Primate mass and metabolic rate
Heusner, A. A. 1991. Size and power in mammals. Journal of Experimental Biology 160: 25-54.

Problem 17.22. Flycatcher patch
Griffith, S. C. and B. C. Sheldon. 2001. Animal Behaviour 61: 987-993.

Problem 17.23. Tree seedlings and sunflecks
Leakey, A. D. B., J. D. Scholes and M. C. Press. 2005. Journal of Experimental Botany, 56: 469-482.

Problem 17.24. Penguin treadmill
Green, J. A., P. J. Butler, A. J. Woakes, I. L. Boyd and R. L. Holder. 2001. The Journal of Experimental Biology 204: 673-684.

Problem 17.25. Beetle wings and horns
Emlen, D. J. 2001. Science 291: 1534-1536.

Problem 17.26. Song of extinct katydid
Gua, J.-J., et al. 2012. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 109: 3868-3873.

Problem 17.27. Daphnia parasites
Jensen, K. H., T. Little, A. Skorping, and D. Ebert. 2006. PLoS Biology 4: 1265-1269.

Problem 17.28. Brain metabolism
Sherwood, C. C., et al. 2006. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA)103: 13606–13611.

Problem 17.29. Mosquito bites
Golenda, C. F., et al. 1999. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 60: 654-657.

Problem 17.30. Nuclear teeth
Spalding, K. L.. et al. 2005. Nature 437: 333-334.

Problem 17.31. Last supper portion sizes
Wansink, B., and C. S. Wansink. 2010. International Journal of Obesity 34:943–944.

Problem 17.32. Coral snake mimics
Harper, G. R., Jr. and D. W. Pfennig. 2008. Nature 451:1103-1106.

Problem 17.33. Egg laying date and climate change
Reed T. E., V. Grotan, S. Jenouvrier, B. Saether, and M. E. Visser. 2013. Data from: Population growth in a wild bird is buffered against phenological mismatch. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.8fc60

Problem 17.34. Fathers’ age and mutations
Kong, A., et al. 2012. Nature 488: 471-475.

Problem 17.35. Anthrax mortality
Hans, C. N. 2002. Risk Analysis 22: 189–193.

Problem 17.36. Stork stress
Blas, J., G. R. Bortolotti, J. L. Tella, R. Baos, and T. A. Marchant. 2007. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104: 8880-8884.