Beech-Podocarp Forest (below 150 ft)
Basic information
Sample name: Beech-Podocarp Forest (below 150 ft)

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° 16' S, 167° 2' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "below 15 ft. a.s.l."
coordinate based on map in Baylis et al. (1963, New Zealand Journal of Botany 1:167-170)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 10.0
MAP: 3810.0
Habitat comments: "the mean annual temperature is close to 50F, with monthly means deviating from this value by less than 8F, and the mean annual rainfall is likely to be more than 150 in., spread evenly throughout the year" (Baylis et al. 1963, New Zealand Journal of Botany 1:167-170)
Methods
Life forms: trees
Site area: 0.405
Sample size: 240
Minimum size: 4.0inches 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: 2017-11-12 10:19:59
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 240
Fisher's α: 1.116
geometric series k: 0.7057
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7821
Shannon's H: 1.6463
Good's u: 1.0000
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