Reef Bay Trail
Basic information
Sample name: Reef Bay Trail

Reference: R. T. T. Forman and D. C. Hahn. 1980. Spatial patterns of trees in a Caribbean semievergreen forest. Ecology 61(6):1267-1274 [ER 25]
Country: United States
State: Virgin Island

Coordinate: 18° 20' N, 64° 44' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "just above sea level" on the island of St. John
coordinate based on St. John
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 1285.0
Habitat comments: "moist semievergreen forest... The majority of the canopy appeared to be deciduous"
the "study area in the forest was a 4-ha plot" that "is the most extensive portion of the forest" (so it is clearly a fragment)
MAT and MAP (range 103 to 154 cm) stated in text; "daily average range" is 11.5
Life forms: trees
Sites: 1
Site area: 4.000
Sampling methods: line transect
Sample size: 89
Years: 1975
Seasons: dry
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Sampling comments: JA: point centered quadrat method (so sampled area can't be calculated)
Sample: 99
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-02-25 12:20:32
Modified: 2015-02-23 10:33:37
Abundance distribution
15 species
2 singletons
total count 89
standardised richness: 14.4
Fisher's α: 5.168
geometric series k: 0.8241
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8965
Shannon's H: 2.4504
Good's u: 0.9780