Beadles Barrens Nature Preserve
Basic information
Sample name: Beadles Barrens Nature Preserve

Reference: B. Edgin, R. Beadles, J. E. Ebinger, and M. Blackowicz. 2012. Changes in vegetation abundance following Carya (hickory) thinning and prescribed burning at Beadles Barrens Nature Preserve, Edwards County, Illinois. Erigenia 25:14-22 [ER 2101]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Illinois

Coordinate: 38° 21' 4" N, 88° 7' 36" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: in "a 10.1 ha nature preserve located in western Edwards County" and specifically "a 1.9 ha subunit dominated by trees with no history of prescribed burning, timber harvests or grazing by livestock between the 1950s and 2003"
elevation 128 to 132 m based on Edgin et al. (2005, Castanea)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 25.5
CMT: -2.5
MAP: 1080.0
Habitat comments: January min/max -8/3C and July min/max 20/31 C
climate data are for Salem and are from McClain et al. (2007)
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site length: 100.000
Site width: 75.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 221
Years: 2004
Seasons: summer, autumn
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: 20.0000 per ha
Sampling comments: "was conducted in July 2004 and September 2010 in a 100 m 3 75 m (0.75 ha) study area"
Metadata
Sample: 2051
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-12 10:15:25
Modified: 2017-11-09 14:58:01
Abundance distribution
13 species
1 singleton
total count 221
Fisher's α: 3.018
geometric series k: 0.6854
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7329
Shannon's H: 1.7205
Good's u: 0.9955
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