Bontioli Nature Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Bontioli Nature Reserve

Reference: M. Qasim, S. Porembski, D. Sattler, K. Stein, A. Thiombiano, and A. Lindner. 2016. Vegetation structure and carbon stocks of two protected areas within the south-Sudanian savannas of Burkina Faso. Environments 3(4(25)):1-16 [ER 2459]
Country: Burkina Faso

Coordinate: 10° 52' N, 3° 6' W
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "The highest altitude... has been recorded as 350 m asl and the lowest altitude as 250 m asl"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.1
MAP: 950.0
Habitat comments: "The rainfall varies between 900 and 1000 mm per year... The rainy season ranges from May to October and the dry season spans from November to April"
habitats included "(i) woodland savanna; (ii) tree savanna; (iii) shrub savanna; and (iv) gallery forest" and five plots were located in each one
Life forms: trees
Sites: 20
Site area: 0.800
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 282
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Basal area: 1.7800 per ha
Sampling comments: "The plots were square-shaped and had a size of 20 m 20 m"
Sample: 2730
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-10-14 10:08:50
Modified: 2017-10-14 10:08:50
Abundance distribution
23 species
3 singletons
total count 282
Fisher's α: 5.922
geometric series k: 0.8395
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9059
Shannon's H: 2.6284
Good's u: 0.9894