Wharton Brook
Basic information
Sample name: Wharton Brook

Reference: B. Ellis and K. R. Johnson. 2013. Comparison of leaf samples from mapped tropical and temperate forests: implications for interpretations of the diversity of fossil assemblages. Palaios 28:163-177 [ER 2471]
Country: United States
State: Connecticut

Coordinate: 41.43° N, -72.84° W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "a 96 acre (0.4 km2) state park... in Wallingford"
altitude of 400 ft is for Pistapaug Pond and is from Harger (1907, Rhodora)
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 10.2
WMT: 22.0
CMT: -2.0
MAP: 1158.0
Habitat comments: "hardwood deciduous forest"
definitely a fragment based on satellite photos
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site length: 85.000
Site width: 75.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 227
Years: 1988
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 10.4966
Sampling comments: a "roughly half-hectare plot": inventoried area approximately 85 x 75 m or 0.6375 ha based on fig. 2 (area at top without mapped stems is excluded from this estimate)
basal area is the sum of values given in table 1
Sample: 2747
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-10-20 19:45:06
Modified: 2020-06-05 19:12:42
Abundance distribution
14 species
1 singleton
total count 227
extrapolated richness: 19.3
Fisher's α: 3.297
geometric series k: 0.6739
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4351
Shannon's H: 1.1551
Good's u: 0.9958
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.