Marelongue Natural Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Marelongue Natural Reserve

Reference: D. Strasberg. 1996. Diversity, size composition and spatial aggregation among trees on a 1-ha rain forest plot at La Réunion. Biodiversity and Conservation 5(7):825-840 [ER 48]
Geography
Country: France
State: La Réunion

Coordinate: 21° 20' S, 55° 15' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 23.0
WMT: 26.0
CMT: 20.0
MART: 6.0
MAP: 4000.0
Habitat comments: "lowland tropical rain forest"
JA: the reserve is 68 ha and "flanked by secondary vegetation and sugar cane fields"
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site area: 1.000
Sample size: 1076
Years: 1990
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 81.4600
Sampling comments: The plot is 1 ha in area, sloping down from north to south. It was divided into 100 subunits of 10 m x 10m (p. 828)
JA: figures for the 25 cm gbh (= 8 cm dbh) class are also given; basal area is the total (82.67) minus the amount for the 8-10 cm dbh class (1.21)
Metadata
Sample: 134
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-03-05 10:33:22
Modified: 2015-02-23 11:17:03
Abundance distribution
40 species
9 singletons
total count 1076
Fisher's α: 8.186
geometric series k: 0.8652
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8678
Shannon's H: 2.5547
Good's u: 0.9916
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