Shiwalik Forest Division (D-I)
Basic information
Sample name: Shiwalik Forest Division (D-I)

Reference: M. K. Gautam, R. K. Manhas, and A. K. Tripathi. 2016. Patterns of diversity and regeneration in unmanaged moist deciduous forests in response to disturbance in Shiwalik Himalayas, India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 9:144-151 [ER 2096]
Geography
Country: India
State: Uttarakhand

Coordinate: 30° 15' N, 78° 7' E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "in Shiwalik Forest Division (Dehradun District)"
coordinate is based on Fig. S1 and is the approximate midpoint of four indicated sites
elevation 600 to 800 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing, selective logging
MAP: 2025.0
Habitat comments: "moist deciduous forests... dominated by late successional Shorea robusta (Sal)... a humid tropical monsoon climate... anthropogenic pressures on these forests are increasing in the form of expanding habitation, illegal harvesting, lopping, grazing, forest fires, tourism, and industrial expansion"
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 10
Site area: 0.900
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 1003
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Basal area: 61.0000 per ha
Sampling comments: "10 sample plots of 0.1 ha were established. Within each plot, 10 quadrats of 10 m 10 m were laid"
stem densities in table unambiguously show that the actual sampled area was 0.9 ha
basal area is vaguely stated in the abstract
Metadata
Sample: 2044
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-08 21:08:03
Modified: 2016-06-08 21:08:03
Abundance distribution
18 species
3 singletons
total count 1003
Fisher's α: 3.116
geometric series k: 0.7016
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7131
Shannon's H: 1.5865
Good's u: 0.9970
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