Waterberg Plateau Park
Basic information
Sample name: Waterberg Plateau Park

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
MAT: 21.0
WMT: 24.0
CMT: 16.0
MAP: 532.0
Habitat comments: there are "four different vegetation zones on top of the plateau: fountain plant communities, rocky outcrop communities, bush savanna, and mixed tree and shrub woodland"
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: 351
Years: 2006
Nets or traps: 11
Net or trap nights: 545
Camera type: analog
Cameras paired: yes
Trap spacing: 5.400
Sampling comments: 11 "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: 1899
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-09 20:03:13
Modified: 2016-12-15 08:56:22
Abundance distribution
41 species
9 singletons
total count 351
Fisher's α: 12.035
geometric series k: 0.9163
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9502
Shannon's H: 3.2617
Good's u: 0.9744
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