Basic information
Sample name: NASA Plot
Sample aka: Howland Research Forest

Reference: A. Teets, S. Fraver, A. R. Weiskittel, and D. Y. Hollinger. 2018. Quantifying climate - growth relationships at the stand level in a mature mixed-species conifer forest. Global Change Biology 24:3587-3602 [ER 2947]
Country: United States
State: Maine

Coordinate: 45° 12' N, 68° 44' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: in "central Maine" at a site "established by the Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center"
coordinate based on Howland Research Forest
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Protection: other protected area
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 5.9
WMT: 19.7
CMT: -9.6
MAP: 1120.0
Habitat comments: "in the transition zone between the eastern deciduous forest and the boreal forest" and specifically "a mature mixed-age, structurally diverse spruce-hemlock forest"
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site area: 3.000
Site length: 200.000
Site width: 150.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 3123
Years: 2015
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: 40.6000 per ha
Sample: 3131
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-12-29 10:26:47
Modified: 2018-12-29 10:26:47
Abundance distribution
8 species
0 singletons
total count 3123
standardised richness: 8.0
Fisher's α: 0.993
geometric series k: 0.5069
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7006
Shannon's H: 1.4449
Good's u: 1.0000