Prince Albert Model Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Prince Albert Model Forest

Reference: E. M. Bayne and K. A. Hobson. 1998. The effects of habitat fragmentation by forestry and agriculture on the abundance of small mammals in the southern boreal mixedwood forest. Canadian Journal of Zoology 76:62-69 [ER 1600]
Country: Canada
State: Saskatchewan

Coordinate: 53° 50' N, 105° 50' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: boreal forest/taiga
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 0.4
MAP: 467.0
Habitat comments: "in the southern boreal mixed-wood zone... mature to old (70-110 years) mixedwood forest stands of trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) and white spruce (Picea glauca)" with sites specifically in "farm woodlots" that "ranged in size from 9 to 45 ha"; "leave blocks" that "covered approximately 40 ha" and "contiguous forest sites"
climate data are for Waskesiu Lake and are from Blanken and Black (2004, Hydrological Processes)
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 19
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, Havahart traps, Tomahawk traps
Sample size: 1922
Years: 1994 - 1996
Seasons: summer
Net or trap nights: 8172
Sampling comments: respectively 6, 15, and 19 sites were trapped in 1994, 1995, and 1996 during July and August
"At each edge transect" there were "30 small Tomahawk... and 6 large Havahart... live traps baited with rolled oats and peanut butter"
Sample: 1823
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-12-12 17:05:03
Modified: 2015-12-12 17:07:23
Abundance distribution
11 species
1 singleton
total count 1922
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.543
geometric series k: 0.5083
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5879
Shannon's H: 1.0512
Good's u: 0.9995