Olympic Dam (dune base)
Basic information
Sample name: Olympic Dam (dune base)

Reference: J. L. Read. 2002. Experimental trial of Australian arid zone reptiles as early warning indicators of overgrazing by cattle. Austral Ecology 27:55-66 [ER 247]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: South Australia

Coordinate: 30° 26' S, 136° 57' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 26.4
CMT: 11.7
MAP: 166.0
Habitat comments: "chenopod shrubland" on a "stony plain" with "orange sand dunes"
precip was measured "8 km west of the study site"
CMT and WMT based on climate station 94659 (Woomera), which has similar MAP
Methods
Life forms: lizards, snakes
Sites: 10
Sampling methods: drift fences, pitfall traps
Sample size: 930
Years: 1994 - 1997
Metadata
Sample: 503
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-20 20:45:03
Modified: 2014-04-26 17:34:28
Abundance distribution
30 species
6 singletons
total count 930
Fisher's α: 5.926
geometric series k: 0.8364
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8816
Shannon's H: 2.4643
Good's u: 0.9936
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