Lake Mburo National Park (savannah, ungrazed)
Basic information
Sample name: Lake Mburo National Park (savannah, ungrazed)

Reference: P. Okullo, P. M. K. Greve, and S. R. Moe. 2013. Termites, large herbivores, and herbaceous plant dominance structure small mammal communities in savannahs. Ecosystems 16:1002-1012 [ER 943]
Geography
Country: Uganda

Coordinate: 0° 36' S, 30° 57' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 20.6
MAP: 775.0
Habitat comments: "grassland dominated, but some areas comprise open tree savannah and woodland savannah where Acacia species and Euphorbia candelabrum are common"; "ungrazed" and "grazed" mean with herbivores excluded or allowed into plots, and there was no grazing by non-native animals
MAP 750 to 800 mm; MAT of 69 F is for Mbarara and is from Baker (1958, Uganda Journal)
MAP 750 to 800 mm
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 9
Sampling methods: no design, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 185
Years: 2005
Days: 180
Nets or traps: 27
Net or trap nights: 4860
Sampling comments: three "Sherman live traps" in each of nine locations that were "baited with crushed ground nuts (peanuts) and maize flour mixed with water" and "operated for 30 consecutive nights (hereafter referred to as a ses- sion), once every 4 months and lasted from October 2005 to July 2007" (i.e., six times)
Metadata
Sample: 1425
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-28 14:34:22
Modified: 2015-10-08 20:06:46
Abundance distribution
8 species
1 singleton
total count 185
Fisher's α: 1.703
geometric series k: 0.5123
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6162
Shannon's H: 1.3504
Good's u: 0.9946
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