latitude_diversity {Biostatistics}R Documentation

Tree diversity data

Description

Data on tree diversity from 24 forest plots in locations ranging from the tropics to northern Europe and the USA

Usage

data("latitude_diversity")

Format

A data frame with 24 observations on the following 12 variables.

Plot

Plot name

Country

Country

Latitude

Plot latitude

Longitude

Plot longitude

Plot_size_Ha

Size of the plot in Ha

Total_individuals

Total number of trees >1cm DBH

Species_richness

Total number of tree species

Rarified_sp_richness

Rarified species richness

Shannon_diversity

Shannon diversity index

Mean_local_richness

Mean richness per 20m quadrat

Mean_local_richness_rarified

Rarified richness per 20m quadrat

Mean_local_Shannon

Shannon diversity index per 20m quadrat

Source

Table S1 in https://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/suppl/2017/06/28/356.6345.1389.DC1/aam5678_LaManna_SM.pdf

References

LaManna, J.A., Mangan, S.A., Alonso, A., Bourg, N.A., Brockelman, W.Y., Bunyavejchewin, S., Chang, L.-W., Chiang, J.-M., Chuyong, G.B., Clay, K., Condit, R., Cordell, S., Davies, S.J., Furniss, T.J., Giardina, C.P., Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N., Gunatilleke, C.V.S., He, F., Howe, R.W., Hubbell, S.P., Hsieh, C.-F., Inman-Narahari, F.M., Janik, D., Johnson, D.J., Kenfack, D., Korte, L., Kral, K., Larson, A.J., Lutz, J.A., McMahon, S.M., McShea, W.J., Memiaghe, H.R., Nathalang, A., Novotny, V., Ong, P.S., Orwig, D.A., Ostertag, R., Parker, G.G., Phillips, R.P., Sack, L., Sun, I.-F., Tello, J.S., Thomas, D.W., Turner, B.L., Vela Diaz, D.M., Vrska, T., Weiblen, G.D., Wolf, A., Yap, S. & Myers, J.A. (2017) Plant diversity increases with the strength of negative density dependence at the global scale. Science, 356, 1389-1392.

Examples

data(latitude_diversity)
str(latitude_diversity)

[Package Biostatistics version 1.0.3 Index]