Barro Colorado Island (2012)
Basic information
Sample name: Barro Colorado Island (2012)

Reference: B. Zimmermann, A. Zimmermann, H. L. Scheckenbach, T. Schmid, J. S. Hall, and M. van Breugel. 2013. Changes in rainfall interception along a secondary forest succession gradient in lowland Panama. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17:4659-4670 [ER 2084]
Country: Panama

Coordinate: 9° 9' N, 79° 51' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Barro Colorado Island" (basis of coordinate)
elevation based on sample 2774
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.0
MAP: 2641.0
Habitat comments: "tropical with a distinct dry season from mid-December to April... semideciduous lowland forest"
Life forms: trees
Sites: 6
Site area: 0.060
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 60
Seasons: wet or monsoon
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 1.9365
Sampling comments: "We measured stemflow in the middle of the rainy season 2012 in six 10 m by 10 m sized plots... randomly located in a 1 ha area... we measured stemflow of all stems > 5 cm diameter at breast height in each of the 10 m by 10 m plots"
counts and basal area painfully hand-calculated from a complete list of individuals
Sample: 2027
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-07 10:00:27
Modified: 2017-11-09 15:15:10
Abundance distribution
25 species
12 singletons
total count 60
standardised richness: 24.0
Fisher's α: 16.091
geometric series k: 0.9170
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9333
Shannon's H: 2.9533
Good's u: 0.8028