Waterberg Escarpment
Basic information
Sample name: Waterberg Escarpment

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"
climate data are for Grootfontein and are from Mileusnic et al. (2014, Journal of Geochemical Exploration)
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals, other small mammals, birds
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 388
Years: 2006
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 201
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: 1898
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-09 19:54:29
Modified: 2016-12-15 08:56:29
Abundance distribution
41 species
16 singletons
total count 388
Fisher's α: 11.578
geometric series k: 0.9023
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9329
Shannon's H: 3.0366
Good's u: 0.9588
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