Spruce Forests of the Allegheny Mountains
Basic information
Sample name: Spruce Forests of the Allegheny Mountains

Reference: S. L. Stephenson and J. F. Clovis. 1983. Spruce forests of the Allegheny Mountains in central West Virginia. Castanea 48(1):1-12 [ER 29]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Virginia

Coordinate: 38° 55' N, 79° 35' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 5.6
MAP: 1300.0
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 8
Site area: 0.687
Sample size: 643
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Sampling comments: JA: 20 points sampled using the point-center quarter method in each of eight stands; calculated stem density is 932 stems/ha, implying an effective sampling area of 0.6866953 ha because there were presumably 20 x 8 x 4 = 640 stems in the sample
Metadata
Sample: 103
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-02-27 16:00:24
Modified: 2016-11-25 11:06:50
Abundance distribution
17 species
0 singletons
total count 643
Fisher's α: 3.203
geometric series k: 0.7551
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8141
Shannon's H: 2.0183
Good's u: 1.0000
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