Altun Mountains
Basic information
Sample name: Altun Mountains

Reference: Y. Xue, F. Liu, T. Guo, L. Yuan, and D. Li. 2014. Using camera traps to survey wildlife at water sources on the northern slope of the Altun Mountains, China. Acta Theriologica Sinica 34(2):164-171 [ER 1743]
Geography
Country: China
State: Xinjiang

Coordinate: 39° 8' 0" N, 91° 38' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "in the eastern section of the Altun Mountains" at the "southern edge of Lop Nur Wild Camel National Nature Reserve"
elevation 1706 to 2337 m (midpoint of seven values is used)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.8
CMT: -14.7
MAP: 50.0
Habitat comments: in the Gobi Desert
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, ungulates, other small mammals, birds
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 6722
Years: 2010 - 2012
Nets or traps: 24
Net or trap nights: 7098
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: 24 cameras were placed at seven water sources, with two to four cameras per site, and were digital "Ltl Acorn brand Ltl - 5210 infrared sensor cameras" that were "set to 24 h continuous operation"
Metadata
Sample: 1942
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-17 21:19:08
Modified: 2016-01-17 22:17:04
Abundance distribution
26 species
4 singletons
total count 6722
Fisher's α: 3.430
geometric series k: 0.7179
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6014
Shannon's H: 1.3573
Good's u: 0.9994
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