Hat Creek Fire (mature forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Hat Creek Fire (mature forest)

Reference: K. J. K. Gandhi, J. R. Spence, D. W. Langbor, and L. E. Morgantini. 2001. Fire residuals as habitat reserves for epigaeic beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae and Staphylinidae). Biological Conservation 102(2):131-141 [ER 2898]
Country: Canada
State: Alberta

Coordinate: 54° 13' N, 119° 42' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "north of Grande Cache and southwest of Grande Prairie in the Weyerhaeuser Canada, Grande Prairie/Grande Cache Forest Management Area"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate coniferous forest
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: recent fire
Habitat comments: "sub-alpine zone... burned in 1982" and "sampled in 1997... The overstory... is dominated by never-cut pyrogenic lodgepole pine stands"
Life forms: ground beetles, rove beetles
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 250
Years: 1997
Days: 92
Seasons: summer
Nets or traps: 18
Sampling comments: "standard pitfall traps... six pitfall traps were placed on each of three linear transects within the mature forest... Traps were operated continuously during the snow-free period from June to August and were emptied at ca. 12-day intervals" (92 days is the upper limit but a fair estimate)
Sample: 3107
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-11-02 20:15:45
Modified: 2018-11-02 20:16:26
Abundance distribution
28 species
9 singletons
total count 250
standardised richness: 25.0
Fisher's α: 8.085
geometric series k: 0.8514
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8648
Shannon's H: 2.5471
Good's u: 0.9641