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ES 206: Instrumental and Spectroscopic Methods in Environmental Systems (O'Day)

Original Research Article Example

Original research articles are based on an experiment or study. They will have a methodology section that tells how the experiment was set up and conducted, a results or discussion section, and usually a conclusion section.

Cattle waste reduces plant diversity in vernal pool mesocosms

Review Article Example

Review articles are written to bring together and summarize the results/conclusions from multiple original research articles/studies. They will not usually have a methodology section, and they generally have very extensive bibliographies.

Hydrologic connectivity between geographically isolated wetlands and surface water systems: A review of select modeling methods