Rabongo Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Rabongo Forest
Sample aka: Murchison Falls National Park

Reference: D. Sheil and A. Salim. 2004. Forest tree persistence, elephants, and stem scars. Biotropica 36(4):505-521 [ER 76]
Geography
Country: Uganda
State: Masindi district

Coordinate: 2° 5' N, 31° 52' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate based on Wigginton et al. (1999, Tropical Bryology)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 21.8
WMT: 22.6
CMT: 20.7
MAP: 1840.0
Habitat comments: Tree damage caused by elephants has been reported in closed canopy forests from 1981 to 1989 (p. 505)
JA: climate data are based on figures for Budongo (see) given by Eggeling (1947)
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 7
Site area: 7.000
Sample size: 2459
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 152.7300
Sampling comments: seven 1 ha plots
Metadata
Sample: 189
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-03-20 12:04:10
Modified: 2014-07-15 16:28:42
Abundance distribution
70 species
18 singletons
total count 2459
Fisher's α: 13.420
geometric series k: 0.9072
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8295
Shannon's H: 2.6000
Good's u: 0.9927
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