Gwangneung Forest (2003)
Basic information
Sample name: Gwangneung Forest (2003)

Reference: T.-S. Kwon. 2014. Empirical test of the influence of global warming and forest disturbance on ant fauna at the Gwangneung Forest Long Term Ecological Research site, South Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 7:252-257 [ER 1300]
Country: South Korea

Coordinate: 37.44° N, 127.08° E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate based on Korea National Arboretum
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 11.5
MAP: 1332.0
Habitat comments: "A natural broadleaf forest in the climax stage... consists of 130 species of tree, including Quercus serrata and Carpinus laxiflora"
climate data are for Gwangneung and are from Hong et al. (2012, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc.)
Life forms: ants
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 2502
Years: 2003
Days: 10
Seasons: summer
Nets or traps: 300
Net or trap nights: 3000
Sampling comments: "The survey area of 1 ha is composed of 100 plots of small survey areas (10 10 m2) and plastic pipes are fixed at the vertices of the plots... Three plastic cups (9.5 cm in diameter and 6.5 cm deep) were placed diagonally on the ground surface starting from the center of each plot and spaced 2 m apart. The cups were collected 10 days later"
Sample: 1789
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-10-25 09:43:55
Modified: 2016-01-17 17:32:12
Abundance distribution
21 species
3 singletons
total count 2502
extrapolated richness: 24.3
Fisher's α: 3.143
geometric series k: 0.7150
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7930
Shannon's H: 1.9652
Good's u: 0.9988
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.