Namib-Naukluft National Park
Basic information
Sample name: Namib-Naukluft National Park
Sample aka: Swakop River

Reference: D. Williams, N. Pettorelli, J. Henschel, G. Cowlishaw, and C. M. S. Douglas. 2013. Impact of alien trees on mammal distributions along an ephemeral river in the Namib Desert. African Journal of Ecology 52(4):404-413 [ER 1740]
Geography
Country: Namibia

Coordinate: 22° 39' 30" S, 15° 2' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive plants
MAT: 21.0
MAP: 68.0
Habitat comments: "riparian woodland" with "low levels of grass cover" and vegetation invaded by Prosopis
climate dat are for "the eastern part of the central Namib" (apparently meaning Gobabeb or northeast of Gobabeb) and are from GŁnster (1994, Vegetatio)
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals, other small mammals
Sampling methods: line transect, automatic cameras
Sample size: 605
Years: 2010
Seasons: winter
Nets or traps: 13
Net or trap nights: 1269
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 7.000
Sampling comments: "Thirteen Rapidfire RC55 camera traps (Reconyx Inc., Holmen, WI, U.S.A.) were placed in riparian woodlands at 7 km intervals along the dry riverbed... camera traps were operational during the dry austral winter of 2010 (from 23/07/10 until 8/11/10)"
Metadata
Sample: 1939
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-17 18:16:04
Modified: 2016-12-15 16:36:01
Abundance distribution
22 species
6 singletons
total count 605
Fisher's α: 4.477
geometric series k: 0.7783
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8179
Shannon's H: 2.1123
Good's u: 0.9901
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