Bent Creek
Basic information
Sample name: Bent Creek
Sample aka: Rich Cove

Reference: P. R. Hannah. 1993. Composition and development of two Appalachian hardwood stands in North Carolina. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 109(2):87-98 [ER 2066]
Geography
Country: United States
State: North Carolina

Coordinate: 35° 30' N, 82° 40' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "near Asheville" and "part of Vanderbilt's Pisgah Forest" and specifically "in Rich Cove"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 22.3
CMT: 2.3
MAP: 1200.0
Habitat comments: "Limit logging has occurred in the Bent Creek area since... 1925"; the area was "cleared" in 1879 and "pastured until 1902"
climate data are for the Bent Creek Experimental Forest and are from Keyser and Loftis (2013, Forestry)
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site area: 0.203
Sample size: 129
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: 37.0800 per ha
Sampling comments: the "0.2 ha circular plot was located in an area of relatively uniform microtopography" (counts indicate that the actual area was 0.203 ha)
Metadata
Sample: 2006
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-03-19 12:59:24
Modified: 2017-11-02 14:34:42
Abundance distribution
13 species
2 singletons
total count 129
Fisher's α: 3.606
geometric series k: 0.7309
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8168
Shannon's H: 2.0315
Good's u: 0.9847
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