MATRIX project, Kampala monkey trees

Latest version published by University of Bergen - Department of Biology on Dec 4, 2019 University of Bergen - Department of Biology

This study sought to determine the current status of the Red-tailed Monkey and its habitats in eleven peri-urban forest fragments. A tree enumeration was conducted along the same transect used for censuring monkeys. These are the trees that provide both the food resources and a medium for travel and rest for the arboreal primates. Large trees (>100cm dbh) were found missing in most of the fragments and where present, these were few. Tree basal area and composition did not show a significant relationship with red-tailed monkeys’ group size.

Belt transect method was employed for the enumeration exercise. A transect was established across each forest. A 2.5m strip on either side of the transect was established within which all trees with diameter greater than or equal to 10cm at breast height were measured using a diameter tape and recorded.

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Amy Eycott
University of Bergen Bergen NO

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Amy Eycott
University of Bergen Bergen NO

Who filled in the metadata:

Arild Breistøl
University of Bergen Bergen NO

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Christian Svindseth

Geographic Coverage

Uganda, near Kampala

Bounding Coordinates South West [0.108, 32.276], North East [0.261, 32.798]

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Alternative Identifiers d750e2d1-89cf-4d8c-a434-26441e5e7629
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