Basic information
Sample name: Karasuk

Reference: T. A. Dupal, Z. M. Sergazinova, N. T. Erzhanov, and Y. N. Litvinov. 2017. Preliminary assessment of changes in the structure of small mammal communities caused by industrial pollution in the north Kazakhstan region. Contemporary Problems of Ecology 10(6):700-706 [ER 3240]
Country: Russia

Coordinate: 53° 43' N, 78° 3' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the outskirts of the village of Troitskoe and 15 km away from the town of Karasuk in Novosibirsk oblast at the Karasuk research station of the Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences... 200 km northeast of Pavlodar"
coordinate based on Karasuk
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "Volga fescue-grasses-forbs steppe, Stipa and Volga fescue steppe along a forest belt, a farm field overgrown with grasses and forbs, and a wet lakeshore meadow covered with grasses and forbs on the shore of Krotovo Lake"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 4
Sampling methods: pitfall traps
Sample size: 138
Years: 2016
Days: 30
Seasons: summer
Net or trap nights: 770
Sampling comments: "Field operations were conducted from June to August in 2016" and "four test sites" were sampled
"Species were collected using 50-m-long pitfall traps for 10 days every month. Leaving 5 m from the edge, five cones were pushed (dug) into the trench bottom 10 m apart"
Sample: 3568
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-12-23 20:55:41
Modified: 2019-12-23 20:55:41
Abundance distribution
10 species
1 singleton
total count 138
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.476
geometric series k: 0.6311
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7325
Shannon's H: 1.7000
Good's u: 0.9929