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"
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: 2016-06-12 16:40:28
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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