Sekyere East Afram Plain
Basic information
Sample name: Sekyere East Afram Plain

Reference: M. Appiah. 2013. Tree population inventory, diversity and degradation analysis of a tropical dry deciduous forest in Afram Plains, Ghana. Forest Ecology and Management 295:145-154 [ER 700]
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 7° 25' N, 0° 17' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: southwest of Digya National Park (basis of coordinate)
altitude range of 90 to 180 m is for Digya National Park and is from Jachmann (2008, Biological Conservation)
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: recent fire, agriculture, selective logging
WMT: 27.7
CMT: 23.5
MAP: 1350.0
Habitat comments: "a mosaic of forests and savannah vegetation" with very low stem density that is disturbed by "wildfires, shifting cultivation, wood extraction, and seasonal flooding"
MAP 1300 to 1400; CMT and WMT based on station 65376 (Retenue de Nangbeto), which has identical MAP
Life forms: trees
Sites: 5
Site area: 40.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 547
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 42.3300
Sampling comments: five sites each consisting of two 20 x 2000 m plots
Sample: 1014
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-07-13 10:58:34
Modified: 2017-11-10 20:01:08
Abundance distribution
44 species
0 singletons
total count 547
extrapolated richness: 44.0
Fisher's α: 11.276
geometric series k: 0.9183
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9412
Shannon's H: 3.2676
Good's u: 1.0000
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.