Ilha de Marchantaria
Basic information
Sample name: Ilha de Marchantaria

Reference: H. Klinge, J. Adis, and M. Worbes. 1995. The vegetation of a seasonal várzea forest in the lower Solimőes River, Brazilian Amazonia. Acta Amazonica 25(3/4):201-220 [ER 2104]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Amazonas

Coordinate: 3° 15' S, 58° 58' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the southernmost bank of Ilha de Marchantaria... in the lower Solimőes River, approximately 15 km above its confluence with the Negro River"
altitude is for Ilha de Marchantaria and is from Parolin (2002, Rev. Biol. Trop.)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.2
CMT: 26.3
MAP: 2000.0
Habitat comments: "seasonal várzea forest"
climate data are for the Ilha de Marchantaria and are from Parolin et al. (2002, Acta Amazonica)
MAP 1700 to 2300 mm
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site area: 0.903
Sampling methods: belt transect
Sample size: 980
Years: 1982
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 40.6000
Sampling comments: counts are for a combined, adjacent 1882 x 4 m belt transect and 1500 m rectangular plot
text claims that the basal area "of the study area was 45m2 h-1" but figures in Table 2 add up to 40.60 m2 per 9028 m2, so that more precise figure is used instead
Metadata
Sample: 2054
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-12 16:40:28
Modified: 2017-11-09 19:15:42
Abundance distribution
43 species
10 singletons
total count 980
Fisher's α: 9.191
geometric series k: 0.8754
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8762
Shannon's H: 2.6281
Good's u: 0.9898
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