Dalton Highway
Basic information
Sample name: Dalton Highway

Reference: K. D. Tape and D. D. Gustine. 2014. Capturing migration phenology of terrestrial wildlife using camera traps. BioScience 64(2):117-124 [ER 1792]
Country: United States
State: Alaska

Coordinate: 68.8° N, -148.8° W
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: along the Dalton Highway in the foothills of the Brooks Range
Habitat: tundra
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: -9.0
WMT: 12.4
CMT: -31.7
MAP: 309.0
Habitat comments: climate data are for Toolik Lake, west of the highway, and are from Kling et al. (1992, in O'Brien)
Life forms: carnivores, ungulates
Focal species: Rangifer tarandus
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 2720
Years: 2012
Nets or traps: 14
Net or trap nights: 414
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: "On 24 and 25 April 2012, we deployed 14 [digital Moultrie Plot Stalker] camera traps that recorded color images every 15 minutes until 21 May 2012; 4 of those cameras remained and recorded images until 6 June 2012"
camera days = 14 x 25 + 4 x 16
counts are minimum numbers of individuals
Sample: 2000
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-02-07 16:53:13
Modified: 2016-12-12 22:13:42
Abundance distribution
5 species
2 singletons
total count 2720
extrapolated richness: 9.4
Fisher's α: 0.593
geometric series k: 0.1386
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.0055
Shannon's H: 0.0236
Good's u: 0.9993
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Rangifer tarandus271269 kg browser
Vulpes sp.4
"fox" (could be a red fox or an Arctic fox)
Alces alces2421 kg herbivore
Ursus arctos1156 kg frugivore-carnivore
Canis lupus143 kg carnivore