Oorani
Basic information
Sample name: Oorani

Reference: R. Venkateswaran and N. Parthasarathy. 2003. Tropical dry evergreen forests on the Corodmandel coast of India: structure, composition and disturbance. Ecotropica 9:45-58 [ER 2482]
Geography
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 12° 11' N, 79° 57' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "about 28 km north of Pondicherry" occupying "an area of about... 1.8 ha... ~ 200 m away from human habitation"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
MAT: 28.5
MAP: 1311.0
Habitat comments: "tropical dry evergreen forest... degraded to thorny scrub due to anthropogenic disturbance" but this is "a comparatively tall forest with an average height of 8 m"
lightly disturbed by construction, temple visitors, cattle and goat browsing, and selective removal of plant products, but no logging
climate data are for Pondicherry
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 2
Site area: 1.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 1286
Minimum size: 10.0cm girth at breast height
Basal area: total is 27.3000
Sampling comments: "two 200 m x 25 m plots, located one on either side of the temple (as a mud road of ~3-4 m wide divides the forest into two blocks)"
trees are "≥ 10 cm gbh" (not dbh)
Metadata
Sample: 2765
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-11-03 15:17:45
Modified: 2017-11-03 15:17:45
Abundance distribution
30 species
5 singletons
total count 1286
Fisher's α: 5.495
geometric series k: 0.8136
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8401
Shannon's H: 2.3321
Good's u: 0.9961
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