Ashiu Experimental Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Ashiu Experimental Forest

Reference: K. Hirayama and M. Sakimoto. 2003. Spatial distribution of canopy and subcanopy species along a sloping topography in a cool-temperate conifer-hardwood forest in the snowy region of Japan. Ecological Research 18:443-454 [ER 71]
Geography
Country: Japan

Coordinate: 35° 18' N, 135° 43' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 9.7
MAP: 2700.0
Habitat comments: "cool-temperate old-growth mixed forest"
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site length: 50.000
Site width: 120.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 5459
Minimum size: 1.0cm dbh
Sampling comments: "the basal area for the upperstory trees were 458 stems ha-1 and 52.0 m2 ha-1"; basal area for the entire sample is not reported
Metadata
Sample: 182
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-03-18 12:54:33
Modified: 2014-08-22 13:12:43
Abundance distribution
29 species
1 singleton
total count 5459
Fisher's α: 4.020
geometric series k: 0.7491
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6197
Shannon's H: 1.6961
Good's u: 0.9998
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