[Coral-List] Free software for percent cover analysis?

Dennis Hubbard dennis.hubbard at oberlin.edu
Wed Jun 17 10:43:36 EDT 2015

Hi Zoe:

You can download it for free and put it on your computer. Just google
"coral point count" and follow the download directions.



On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 2:27 PM, <zoerscott8 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I’m trying to analyze some photos of fouling communities to figure out the
> percent cover of the species, is there a really good (free) program
> recommended for this? I’m thinking I’d like to lay down 50 random or
> non-random points on a picture, then count the points per species to get
> percent cover. In a lab I worked for in the past I used Coral Point Count
> (CPC) to analyze photos from coral reefs, which worked really well, but no
> longer have access to that software. Any advice is appreciated!
> Cheers,
> Zoë
> --
> Zoë Scott
> M.S. Student
> Department of Biology
> California State University, Northridge
> zoe.scott.923 at my.csun.edu
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Dennis Hubbard
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