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Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)

The Nouragues forestry experimental site: permanent plots of forest inventories since 1985.

Type: datasetLicense: not specifiedCategory: biotaScale: 1 / 5000Last update: 9 years ago
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The Nouragues forestry experimental site is located the Nouragues experimental station in French Guiana (other experimental sites than Nouragues plots are established in Nouragues station). This experimental site is composed by several plots not contiguous, some of them are divided into smaller plots (1ha). For each plot, the following information is recorded for all trees and lianas with DBH ≥ 10cm : 1. location of individuals inside the plot, 2. botanical identification (when it is possible), 3. diameter at breast height, or 30 cm above last aerial root, last buttress or last irregularity, 4. total height of tree (subsample). Since 2012, on Grand Plateau and Petit Plateau : 1. coefficient of light exposure 2. coefficient of infestation by lianas in tree crown.

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Under development.

Purpose: not specified

Data life cycle, according to producer:
Creation date: January 1, 1985
Update frequency: unknown
State: completed


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