log base for H'

LWSze wahszelee at elcee-inst.com.my
Sat Jan 5 01:23:04 EST 2002

Dear all,

I have a small question here and would appreciate feed back from

What is the influence of the base of logarithms used (log10, loge, log2) to
calculate the Shannon's diversity index for coral reefs?  What is the most
appropriate log base to use for Shannon's index?

best wishes,
Wah Sze Lee
Borneo Marine Research Institute
Universiti Malaysia Sabah
LB 2073
88999 KK SABAH

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