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]
Geography
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)
altitude is for the Foret de Kirindy and is from Olson and Ward (1996, Primate Report)
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"
Methods
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)
Metadata
Sample: 130
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-03-05 09:36:51
Modified: 2017-11-10 14:45:23
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
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