Ghol-e-Shir (reference site)
Basic information
Sample name: Ghol-e-Shir (reference site)

Reference: A. Valipour, T. Plieninger, Z. Shakeri, H. Ghazanfari, M. Namiranian, and M. J. Lexer. 2014. Traditional silvopastoral management and its effects on forest stand structure in northern Zagros, Iran. Forest Ecology and Management 327:221-230 [ER 2507]
Geography
Country: Iran
State: Kurdistan

Coordinate: 35° 50' 30" N, 45° 45' 50" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "in the Armardeh municipality in the northern Zagros forests... 13 km southwest of the city of Baneh in the Kurdistan province of Iran and having an area of about 4, 000 ha"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 14.0
MAP: 647.0
Habitat comments: "deciduous oak forests... oak trees are subject to harvesting for animal fodder through pollarding on a three- to four-year cycle" in addition to "animal grazing and fuelwood extraction"
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site area: 0.250
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 230
Years: 2006
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Sampling comments: "we chose one Galajar and one reference sites in each of three villages... In the middle of each reference site we established a 2500 m2 rectangular plot (41 m 􏱀 61 m)... in each Galajar three such plots were estab- lished"
Metadata
Sample: 2799
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-11-20 20:49:58
Modified: 2017-11-20 20:49:58
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 230
Fisher's α: 1.127
geometric series k: 0.4455
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5433
Shannon's H: 0.9154
Good's u: 1.0000
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