Bottom Gorge Creek
Basic information
Sample name: Bottom Gorge Creek

Reference: J. S. Rentch, H. S. Adams, R. B. Coxe, and S. L. Stephenson. 2000. An ecological study of a Carolina hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana) community in southwestern Virginian. Castanea 65(1):1-8 [ER 2110]
Country: United States
State: Virginia

Coordinate: 37° 8' N, 80° 16' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "near a point where Montgomery, Floyd, and Roanoke counties meet... part of a 700 ha reserve owned by the Virginia Nature Conservancy" (apparently near Alleghany Springs, basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 11.0
WMT: 22.0
CMT: -1.0
MAP: 1020.0
Habitat comments: "Appalachian Oak Forest"
climate data are for Blacksburg and are from Rhoades and Stipes (1999, Journal of Arboriculture)
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site length: 50.000
Site width: 20.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 107
Years: 1997
Seasons: summer
Minimum size: 2.5cm dbh
Basal area: 38.2000 per ha
Sampling comments: sampling was "in July 1997"
Sample: 2060
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-13 13:24:20
Modified: 2016-06-13 13:24:20
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 107
standardised richness: 9.0
Fisher's α: 2.342
geometric series k: 0.6435
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5686
Shannon's H: 1.3454
Good's u: 1.0000