Nile Delta
Basic information
Sample name: Nile Delta
Sample aka: Murchison Falls Conservation Area

Reference: R. K. Fuda, S. J. Ryan, J. B. Cohen, J. Hartter, and J. L. Frair. 2018. Assessing the impacts of oil exploration and restoration on mammals in Murchison Falls Conservation Area, Uganda. African Journal of Ecology 56:804-817 [ER 3306]
Geography
Country: Uganda

Coordinate: 2° 11' N, 31° 47' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: cameras were within Murchison Falls National Park, itself within the Murchison Falls Conservation Area
coordinate based on Murchison Falls National Park
elevation 619 to 1271 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: boreal forest/taiga
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 29.0
CMT: 22.0
MAP: 1300.0
Habitat comments: "temperature ranges from 22 to 29 C... Average annual rainfall ranges from 1, 100 to 1, 500 mm... Major vegetation types... include grassland, woodland and swamps"
area was disturbed by oil drilling between 2008 and 2014
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 1756
Years: 2014
Nets or traps: 15
Net or trap nights: 1089
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 2.000
Sampling comments: "From May to August 2014, we surveyed the Nile Delta area of MFCA and the area to the east using 15 infrared motion‐triggered camera traps... e moved cameras twice during the study period creating a total of 45 sites with 15 sites each within three disturbance strata. During each subsurvey period, cameras were placed at five sites in each stratum. All sites were >2 km apart"
Metadata
Sample: 3683
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-10-21 08:10:26
Modified: 2020-10-21 08:10:26
Abundance distribution
27 species
2 singletons
total count 1756
standardised richness: 15.1
Fisher's α: 4.528
geometric series k: 0.8036
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9008
Shannon's H: 2.5524
Good's u: 0.9989
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