Zhang County
Basic information
Sample name: Zhang County

Reference: P. Giraudoux, J.-P. Quéré, P. Delattre, G. Bao, X. Wang, D. Shi, D. Vuitton, and P. S. Craig. 1998. Distribution of small mammals along a deforestation gradient in southern Gansu, central China. Acta Theriologica 43(4):349-362 [ER 881]
Geography
Country: China
State: Gansu

Coordinate: 34° 33' N, 104° 30' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: three communes "in the south of Zhang County" (coordinate is the midpoint of three stated values)
elevation 2300 to 2500 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 20.0
CMT: -6.7
MAP: 375.0
Habitat comments: climate data are for Zhang City
there are six habitat types in the study area and trapping was across a gradient ranging from "forest to ploughed fields"
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: line transect, cage traps, snap traps
Sample size: 196
Years: 1994, 1995, 1996
Sampling comments: most sampling was done in July 1996 using 77 lines of INRA live traps and "small break-back traps"; bait was "a mixture of flour, oil, and water"
Metadata
Sample: 1259
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-17 17:27:07
Modified: 2015-02-17 17:27:07
Abundance distribution
11 species
3 singletons
total count 196
Fisher's α: 2.519
geometric series k: 0.6577
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8017
Shannon's H: 1.8400
Good's u: 0.9847
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