Study ID 322

Forest destructuring as revealed by the temporal dynamics of fundamental species - Case study of Santa Genebra Forest in Brazil

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Realm: Terrestrial
Climate: Tropical
Biome: Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests
Central latitude: -22.825000
Central longitude: -47.105800
Duration: 4 years, from 1983 to 2004

789 records

132 distinct species

Across the time series Trichilia clausseni is the most frequently occurring species

Citation(s):

Farah, F. T., Rodrigues, R. R., Santos, F. A. M., Tamashiro, J. Y., Shepherd, G. J., Siqueira, T., Batista, J. L. F. & Manly, B. J. F. (2014) Forest destructuring as revealed by the temporal dynamics of fundamental species – Case study of Santa Genebra Forest in Brazil. Ecological Indicators, 37, 40–44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.09.011.

Methods

The area of 1 ha was divided in 100 10x10m plots. All the trees and shrubs in each plot with a girth at breast height (GBH; 1.3 m from the ground) greater than 15 cm were registered 100 10x10m plots sampled in 4 years. Unit of abundance = IndCountInt, Unit of biomass = NA