Foret de Kirindy (N5)
Basic information
Sample name: Foret de Kirindy (N5)

Reference: J. U. Ganzhorn. 1995. Low-level forest disturbance effects on primary production, leaf chemistry, and lemur populations. Ecology 76(7):2084-2096 [ER 46]
Country: Madagascar

Coordinate: 20° 3' S, 44° 39' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: Studied area is located at 60 km north of Morondava (western Madagascar)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
WMT: 31.4
CMT: 25.0
MAP: 721.0
Habitat comments: "dry deciduous forest"
Life forms: trees
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: line transect
Sample size: 600
Sampled by: Centre de Formation Professionnelle Forestiere de Morondava (CFPF)
Years: 1988-1992
Seasons: wet or monsoon
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Sampling comments: "Trees were measured at sampling points spaced at 10-m intervals along three 240-m transects per area" (this apparently means the point centered quadrat method, so site area is indeterminate)
Sample: 130
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-03-05 09:36:51
Modified: 2014-07-16 11:31:33
Abundance distribution
44 species
15 singletons
total count 600
Fisher's α: 10.938
geometric series k: 0.8769
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7537
Shannon's H: 2.2854
Good's u: 0.9750