Bladen Nature Reserve (valley floor, transect 2)
Basic information
Sample name: Bladen Nature Reserve (valley floor, transect 2)

Reference: S. W. Brewer, M. Rejmánek, M. A. H. Webb, and P. V. A. Fine. 2003. Relationships of phytogeography and diversity of tropical tree species with limestone topography in southern Belize. Journal of Biogeography 30:1669-1688 [ER 2094]
Geography
Country: Belize

Coordinate: 16° 29' N, 88° 53' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: the reserve "encompasses the watershed of the Bladen Branch of the Monkey River" (coordinate based on Bladen Nature Reserve)
elevation 60 to 250 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 2750.0
Habitat comments: "tropical wet seasonal" with "a strong dry season from February to May" and "evergreen forests"; undisturbed since Mayan times but "some mahogany... were removed from the area in more recent times"
MAP 2500 to 3000 mm
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site length: 500.000
Site width: 2.000
Sampling methods: belt transect
Sample size: 135
Years: 1999
Seasons: dry
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 8.3490
Sampling comments: "In the dry season of 1999, one transect 2 x 500 m (0.1 ha) was placed"
basal area (total 8.349 m2 per 0.1 ha) summed by hand from figures in Appendix 1
Metadata
Sample: 2039
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-08 19:24:26
Modified: 2016-06-08 19:24:26
Abundance distribution
35 species
25 singletons
total count 135
Fisher's α: 15.331
geometric series k: 0.8845
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7457
Shannon's H: 2.2796
Good's u: 0.8151
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