Waterberg Plateau Park (surrounding flatlands)
Basic information
Sample name: Waterberg Plateau Park (surrounding flatlands)

Reference: A. B. Stein, T. K. Fuller, and L. L. Marker. 2008. Opportunistic use of camera traps to assess habitat-specific mammal and bird diversity in northcentral Namibia. Biodiversity and Conservation 17(14):3579-3587 [ER 1705]
Geography
Country: Namibia

Coordinate: -20.461330° S, 17.208120° E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing, hunting
MAT: 21.0
WMT: 24.0
CMT: 16.0
MAP: 532.0
Habitat comments: "The farmlands surrounding the Park are mostly managed for livestock production and also support populations of wildlife for game farming, trophy hunting, and conservation... The area is dominated by Acacia mellifera and Dichrostachys cinerea bush, characterized as the thornveld biome"
MAP 400 to 500 mm
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals, other small mammals, birds
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 383
Years: 2006
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 200
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: yes
Trap spacing: 5.400
Sampling comments: four "motion-sensor camera stations" were positioned "between June and October 2006... Each station consisted of two motion-sensor cameras secured to trees at a height of 60 cm, pointing towards the path, but offset from each other at >0.5 m... The minimum distance between nearest stations was 3.0 km and the maximum distance was 7.8 km"
Metadata
Sample: 1897
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-09 19:44:55
Modified: 2016-12-15 08:56:35
Abundance distribution
35 species
6 singletons
total count 383
Fisher's α: 9.372
geometric series k: 0.8845
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9318
Shannon's H: 3.0110
Good's u: 0.9844
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