Sannosuke beech forest
Basic information
Sample name: Sannosuke beech forest

Reference: K. Namikawa, T. Matsui, M. Kobayashi, R. Goto, and S. Kuramoto. 2010. Initial establishment and regeneration processes of an outlying isolated Fagus crenata Blume forest stand in the northernmost boundary of its range in Hokkaido, northern Japan. Plant Ecology 207:161-174 [ER 136]
Geography
Country: Japan

Coordinate: 42° 46' 48" N, 140° 23' 43" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation 350 to 510 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 5.5
WMT: 18.0
CMT: -6.6
MAP: 1280.0
Habitat comments: primarily mixed deciduous broadleaf/ conifer forests (p. 163)
Although there were some old rotten stumps in the study site, recent human interferences were not apparent (p. 163)
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site area: 0.750
Site length: 150.000
Site width: 50.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 992
Years: 2006
Days: 30
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 22.6875
Sampling comments: Results (Table 1, p. 167) are reported in terms of Density (Stems/ha). But because sampled area is 0.75 ha, here n= Density x 0.75
Metadata
Sample: 309
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-04-11 12:18:43
Modified: 2014-08-22 13:18:23
Abundance distribution
14 species
2 singletons
total count 992
Fisher's α: 2.308
geometric series k: 0.6068
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5379
Shannon's H: 1.3335
Good's u: 0.9980
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