Gola Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Gola Forest
Sample aka: The Gola Forest Reserve

Reference: N. H. Ayodele Cole. 1980. The Gola Forest in Sierra Leone: a remnant primary tropical rain-forest in need of conservation. Environmental Conservation 7(1):33-40 [ER 24]
Geography
Country: Sierra Leone

Coordinate: 7° 37' 30" N, 11° 7' 30" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: coordinate is midpoint of ranges given in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 27.4
MAP: 2461.0
Habitat comments: JA: a stand of "virgin rain-forest" with logging in the general area; fragment size unclear
climate data are for Tongo and are from Fairbarin and Robertson (1966, Clay Minerals); MAT is based on daily min/max of 69.3 and 93.4 F
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 3
Site area: 0.223
Sampling methods: belt transect
Sample size: 104
Years: 1971
Days: 3
Minimum size: 30.0cm girth at breast height
Basal area: total is 17.9500
Metadata
Sample: 98
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-02-25 11:16:37
Modified: 2015-02-23 10:31:06
Abundance distribution
34 species
17 singletons
total count 104
Fisher's α: 17.583
geometric series k: 0.9231
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9403
Shannon's H: 3.1398
Good's u: 0.8365
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