Beech-Podocarp Forest (at sea level)
Basic information
Sample name: Beech-Podocarp Forest (at sea level)

Reference: G. T. S. Baylis and A. F. Mark. 1963. Vegetation studies on Secretary Island. Part 4. Composition of the beech-podocarp forest. New Zealand Journal of Botany 1(2):203-207 [ER 15]
Geography
Country: New Zealand
State: Fiordland

Coordinate: -45.25° S, 166.91° E
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Methods
Life forms: trees
Site area: 0.405
Sample size: 470
Minimum size: 1.0inches dbh
Sampling comments: The sampling was carried out by the quarter method of Cottam and Curtis (1956). The quarter method derives an assessment of the number of individuals per unit area from measurements of distance to the nearest specimen in each compass quadrant at a series of random points.
Number of individuals is measured in 1 acre (0.405 ha)
Metadata
Sample: 53
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-02-12 11:22:55
Modified: 2014-05-05 10:39:04
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 470
Fisher's α: 0.970
geometric series k: 0.6493
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6502
Shannon's H: 1.3897
Good's u: 1.0000
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