Global Litter Invertebrate
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
Research Scientist, Soil Ecology
Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre
506 Burnside Road W., Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1M5
Telephone: (+1) 250 363 0677
Fax: (+1) 250 363 0775
Site location is 48°38' latitude, 123°42' longitude.
Site elevation is 355 m.
Annual average precipitation is 1215.3 mm based on 30-yr
Annual average temperature is 9.3°C based on 30-yr normals.
Soil classification is Orthic Dystric Brunisol.
Pseumenz is the dominant tree species. Stand density
is 2080 trees/ha with basal area of 48.6 m2/ha. The ecoclimatic
region of Shawnigan Lake is coastal south pacific cordilleran.
Dominant shrub species is Gaulshal and Mahonerv.
Dominant moss species is Kindoreg. Dominant herb species
Holdridge life zone is cool temperate wet forest.