Dachigam National Park
Basic information
Sample name: Dachigam National Park

Reference: A. Noor, Z. R. Mir, G. G. Veeraswami, and B. Habib. 2017. Activity patterns and spatial co-occurrence of sympatric mammals in the moist temperate forest of the Kashmir Himalaya, India. Folia Zoologica 66(4):231-241 [ER 3003]
Country: India
State: Jammu and Kashmir

Coordinate: 34° 8' 30" N, 75° 1' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: elevation 1650 to 4400 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 735.0
Habitat comments: "The climate in Dachigam is sub-Mediterranean type with bi-xeric regime having two spells of dryness between April-June and September-November"
vegetation is "broad-leaf mesophyll forest" at low altitudes and a "subalpine community of forest followed by scrub vegetation... interspersed with meadows" at high altitudes according to Ahmad and Farooq (2018, in Vegetation of Central Asia and Environs)
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates
Sampling methods: quadrat, automatic cameras
Sample size: 378
Years: 2013
Days: 40
Seasons: spring, summer
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 396
Camera type: unclear
Cameras paired: yes
Trap spacing: 2.000
Sampling comments: "camera trapping was conducted during May-June, 2013 by dividing the area into a grid system of size 2 × 2 km" with 20 cameras and "a pair of cameras was put in each grid of 4 km2. In total 20 grids were sampled for a period of 40 days (20 days each for two sampling blocks) generating an overall effective sampling effort of 396 trap nights after subtracting the number of trap nights cameras were not functional... At each site, a pair of Cuddeback-attack™ digital cameras was set by affixing to trees at a height of approximately 30-45 cm to above the ground... one record of each species per half an hour per camera site was considered as an independent detection and subsequent records were eliminated"
Sample: 3232
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-03-02 17:02:38
Modified: 2019-03-02 17:02:38
Abundance distribution
10 species
0 singletons
total count 378
standardised richness: 10.0
Fisher's α: 1.885
geometric series k: 0.6316
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8115
Shannon's H: 1.8864
Good's u: 1.0000