Budongo Sample Plot 8
Basic information
Sample name: Budongo Sample Plot 8

Reference: W. J. Eggeling. 1947. Observations on the ecology of the Budongo rain forest, Uganda. Journal of Ecology 34(1):20-87 [ER 5]
Geography
Country: Uganda

Coordinate: 1° 45' N, 31° 30' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "It has an average altitude of 1100 m."
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 21.8
WMT: 22.6
CMT: 20.7
MAP: 1840.0
Dry months: 2
Habitat comments: JA: MAP range is estimated as 1780 to 1900 mm; MAT, CMT, and WMT are based on the "mean temperature of the air" figures for Masindi (which is close to the forest) that are given on p. 30
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site length: 122.000
Site width: 30.500
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 548
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Sampling comments: see p. 82
The sample plots, 122 m. (400 ft.) square (= 1-418 ha. = 3 673 acres), were marked out by chain and compass. Each was divided into four strips 122 x 30 5 m. (400 x 100 ft.), and all trees over 10 cm. (4 in.) d.b.h. were measured
Metadata
Sample: 29
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Modifier: John Alroy
Created: 2013-01-25 14:10:28
Modified: 2017-11-11 20:38:48
Abundance distribution
31 species
12 singletons
total count 548
Fisher's α: 7.115
geometric series k: 0.8361
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7842
Shannon's H: 2.0320
Good's u: 0.9781
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