Gouli Region
Basic information
Sample name: Gouli Region

Reference: A. Xu, Z. Jiang, C. Li, J. Guo, S. Da, Q. Cui, S. Yu, and G. Wu. 2008. Status and conservation of the snow leopard Panthera uncia in the Gouli Region, Kunlun Mountains, China. Oryx 42(3):460-463 [ER 1757]
Geography
Country: China
State: Qinghai

Coordinate: 36° 18' N, 98° 5' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the south of Dulan County, Qinghai Province... a part of East Burhanbuda Mountain in the Kunlun Mountains" (coordinate based on Dulan County)
altitude 4000 to 4700 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: montane grassland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 3.5
WMT: 15.2
CMT: -9.4
MAP: 218.0
Habitat comments: "The climate is typical continental, characterized by dry, cold winters, frequent strong winds, strong solar radiation, and a short frost-free period. Dominant vegetation is alpine meadow and steppe"
climate data are for Dulan and are from Yin et al. (2016, Trees)
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, ungulates, other small mammals
Focal species: Panthera uncia
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 1667
Years: 2006
Days: 76
Nets or traps: 6
Camera type: unclear
Cameras paired: unclear
Sampling comments: "During 1 March–15 May 2006 we conducted an extensive field survey... We used 10 auto-triggered cameras of which only six functioned" (trap nights not stated and it is not 100% clear that cameras were in operation throughout the survey, but this is assumed)
Metadata
Sample: 1961
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-20 21:00:18
Modified: 2016-12-15 21:20:07
Abundance distribution
9 species
1 singleton
total count 1667
Fisher's α: 1.251
geometric series k: 0.4055
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3148
Shannon's H: 0.7340
Good's u: 0.9994
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