North Woods (transition community)
Basic information
Sample name: North Woods (transition community)
Sample aka: Iowa State College

Reference: J. M. Aikman and A. W. Smelser. 1938. The structure and environment of forest communities in central Iowa. Ecology 19(1):141-150 [ER 104]
Country: United States
State: Iowa

Coordinate: 42° 1' N, 93° 39' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the original grant to Iowa State College in 1856 by Story and Boone Counties"
coordinate is based on Iowa State University
altitude is for Ames at 42º0'35" N, 93º39'42" W and is from López et al. (2008, Genet Resour Crop Evol)
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 30.0
CMT: -12.8
MAP: 812.8
Habitat comments: "A small tract of virgin forest, 30 acres in extent"
CMT, WMT, and MAP are given in the text
Life forms: trees
Sites: 5
Site area: 0.202
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 148
Minimum size: 2.0inches dbh
Sampling comments: JA: "five one-tenth acre quadrats"
Sample: 249
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-04-05 14:42:29
Modified: 2020-06-05 18:57:41
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 148
extrapolated richness: 9.0
Fisher's α: 2.110
geometric series k: 0.6579
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7751
Shannon's H: 1.7671
Good's u: 1.0000
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.