Croatan National Forest (open canopy pine plantation)
Basic information
Sample name: Croatan National Forest (open canopy pine plantation)

Reference: M. S. Mitchell, K. S. Karriker, E. J. Jones, and R. A. Lancia. 1995. Small mammal communities associated with pine plantation management of pocosins. Journal of Wildlife Management 59(4):875-881 [ER 974]
Geography
Country: United States
State: North Carolina

Coordinate: 34° 55' N, 77° 3' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Croatan National Forest
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate wetland
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.7
CMT: 8.3
MAP: 1553.0
Habitat comments: "freshwater wetlands" with "overstories of pond pine... and loblolly bay" and "dense understories of shrubs and vines growing on raised bogs of acidic, nutrient-poor, peat soils"
climate data are based on station ILM (Wilmington International Airport)
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 3
Site length: 3000.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, snap traps
Sample size: 348
Years: 1991, 1992
Nets or traps: 338
Net or trap nights: 5172
Sampling comments: one "1, 000-m transect" in each of three stands, each with "reference points" spaced 200 m apart and with 100 "peanut butter, rolled oats, and raisins" baited snap traps in total ("1 museum special and 1 rat trap" per point) plus 10 pitfall traps at first but in the third of three sampling periods 12; snap traps were set for five consecutive days and pitfall traps for 7 during each period, so total traps = 3 x 100 x 5 x 3 + 3 x 10 x 7 x 2 + 3 x 12 x 7 = 5172
Metadata
Sample: 1461
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-03 11:04:50
Modified: 2015-10-09 17:43:17
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 348
Fisher's α: 1.687
geometric series k: 0.6180
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6554
Shannon's H: 1.4822
Good's u: 1.0000
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