Sylvania Recreation Area (clearcut)
Basic information
Sample name: Sylvania Recreation Area (clearcut)

Reference: D. A. Albert and B. V. Barnes. 1987. Effects of clearcutting on the vegetation and soil of a sugar maple-dominated ecosystem, western Upper Michigan. Forest Ecology and Management 18:283-298 [ER 34]
Country: United States
State: Michigan

Coordinate: 46° 12' 30" N, 89° 17' 0" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Protection: other protected area
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 4.3
WMT: 18.3
CMT: -10.9
MAP: 864.0
Habitat comments: millions of hectares of second-growth, northern hardwoods forests in this region are the result of commercial clearcutting that occurred in the first half of this century, beginning about 1900 (p. 284)
The ecosystem is dominated by sugar maple in the overstory (p. 285)
JA: the recreation area covers 8500 ha
JA: MAT 4.3 (Fujinuma et al. 2005) WMT 65.0 F CMT 12.4 F (NWS data for Marquette)
Life forms: trees
Sites: 8
Site area: 0.360
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 979
Minimum size: 1.5cm dbh
Basal area: 28.0000 per ha
Sampling comments: JA: two 15 x 30 m plots each in four areas
Sample: 111
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-02-28 15:38:00
Modified: 2020-01-14 20:31:04
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 979
standardised richness: 6.0
Fisher's α: 0.851
geometric series k: 0.3576
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.2302
Shannon's H: 0.5293
Good's u: 1.0000