North Woods (oak-hickory community)
Basic information
Sample name: North Woods (oak-hickory community)
Sample aka: Iowa State College

Reference: J. M. Aikman and A. W. Smelser. 1938. The structure and environment of forest communities in central Iowa. Ecology 19(1):141-150 [ER 104]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Iowa

Coordinate: 42° 1' N, 93° 39' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the original grant to Iowa State College in 1856 by Story and Boone Counties"
coordinate is based on Iowa State University
altitude is for Ames at 42º0'35" N, 93º39'42" W and is from López et al. (2008, Genet Resour Crop Evol)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 30.0
CMT: -12.8
MAP: 812.8
Habitat comments: "A small tract of virgin forest, 30 acres in extent"
CMT, WMT, and MAP are given in the text
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 5
Site area: 0.202
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 252
Minimum size: 2.0inches dbh
Sampling comments: JA: "five one-tenth acre quadrats"
Metadata
Sample: 248
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-04-05 14:38:25
Modified: 2017-11-10 15:14:32
Abundance distribution
8 species
0 singletons
total count 252
Fisher's α: 1.574
geometric series k: 0.6212
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7377
Shannon's H: 1.6362
Good's u: 1.0000
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