Nahal Alexander National Park (control)
Basic information
Sample name: Nahal Alexander National Park (control)

Reference: P. Kutiel, Y. Peled, and E. Geffen. 2000. The effect of removing shrub cover on annual plants and small mammals in a coastal sand dune ecosystem. Biological Conservation 94(2):235-242 [ER 873]
Country: Israel

Coordinate: 32° 24' N, 34° 52' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Nahal Alexander
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 26.5
CMT: 11.7
MAP: 550.0
Habitat comments: dunes covered with Artemisia and Retama
MAP 500 to 600; CMT and WMT are based on station 40180 (Ben Gurion Airport)
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Site area: 0.500
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 263
Years: 1995, 1996
Nets or traps: 72
Net or trap nights: 2880
Sampling comments: 36 bread and peanut butter-baited Sherman traps placed in each of two nearly adjacent 50 x 50 m plots and sampled for four nights each during 10 months
counts are of individuals
Sample: 1251
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-17 12:54:12
Modified: 2015-10-05 09:17:05
Abundance distribution
5 species
0 singletons
total count 263
extrapolated richness: 5.0
Fisher's α: 0.876
geometric series k: 0.3944
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5989
Shannon's H: 1.0748
Good's u: 1.0000
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.