Arasadikuppam
Basic information
Sample name: Arasadikuppam

Reference: R. Venkateswaran and N. Parthasarathy. 2003. Tropical dry evergreen forests on the Corodmandel coast of India: structure, composition and disturbance. Ecotropica 9:45-58 [ER 2482]
Geography
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 11° 42' N, 79° 36' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "39 km south of Pondicherry (and 16 km southwest of Cuddalore town)" occupying "an area of about 1.5 ha"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing, selective logging
MAT: 28.5
MAP: 1311.0
Habitat comments: "tropical dry evergreen forest... degraded to thorny scrub due to anthropogenic disturbance... Site AK exhibits a stunted growth with an average tree height of 5 m"
disturbed by construction, temple visitors, cattle and goat browsing, and selective removal of plant products including some logging
climate data are for Pondicherry
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site length: 100.000
Site width: 100.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 2815
Years: 2001
Minimum size: 10.0cm girth at breast height
Basal area: total is 17.6300
Sampling comments: trees are "≥ 10 cm gbh" (not dbh)
Metadata
Sample: 2764
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-11-03 15:07:01
Modified: 2017-11-03 15:17:21
Abundance distribution
31 species
7 singletons
total count 2815
Fisher's α: 4.874
geometric series k: 0.7967
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7852
Shannon's H: 1.8231
Good's u: 0.9975
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