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Traits related to persistence and regeneration after fire are compiled for vascular plants in a Meditterranean environment. Dataset Location: Ecological Archives Site Location: Mediterranean Basin (Algeria, Cyprus, France, Greexe, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey) Methods: Data (quantitative, semi-quantitative, & qualitative) was collected from published articles from both...MORE
This data set decribes wood density for trees throughout the globe, including >16000 entries of >8000 taxa from 205 references. Dataset Location: Dryad Sites Georefferenced: No Data Collected: species, wood density, region Citation: Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann...MORE
This data set compiles information regarding the biomass of leaf, stem, and root biomass for plants. Dataset Location: Sites Georeferenced: No Methods: Data was compiled from the primary literature, along with a significant portion of data from Cannell (1982). Data Collected: species; age; height; leaf, root, shoot, stem &...MORE
This data describes plant traits from throughout the globe and includes 1,000 traits for more than 64,000 plant species. Database Location: Sites Georeferenced: Yes (for many of the entries) Methods: Data is collected from previous studies and as a continued effort from the organizers. Data Collected: species, location, traits...MORE
This web site hosts a metadatabase for worldwide vegetation data. Database Location: Sites Georefferenced: Yes Comments: Registration is available for further access to the website [ HERE ]. Citation: Dengler, J., Jansen, F., Glöckler, F., Peet, R. K., De Cáceres, M., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Oldeland, J., Finckh, M.,...MORE
This dataset has compiled life history parameters, with a focus on senesence, for a wide variety of taxa, mostly animals, but also including a few plants and fungi. Dataset Location: Data collection summary/Methods: This dataset is a compilation of life history traits from the literature, and other databases, with...MORE
Includes all Neotropical stingless bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Meliponini) species, with trait data collected from the literature and unpublished data. Traits include worker body size, colony size, nest description, foraging strategy, aggressiveness, flight range, etc. All data entered have been matched to current species names, following the Moure catalog (
This website and database hosts records of fossil pollen, charcoal, and mammal assemblages, as well as plant macrofossils, largely from North America, but also globally, throughout the Pleiocene-Quaternary (and Anthropocene). Also included are chronological controls that allow the use of the records through time from the last 5 million years...MORE
A species list of marine organisms, with current taxonomic information, including any synonomies that might exist. Can search by geographic region. Dataset available here: Available with CC-BY license, cite individual pages as listed on those pages. Suggested citation for entire database: Boxshall, G.; Mees, J.; Costello, M. J.; Hernandez,...MORE
Published and unpublished data from 51 ,388 ant abundance and occurrence records of more than 2,693 species and 7,953 morphospecies from local assemblages collected at 4,212 locations around the world. Data were collected between 1949 and 2014, and include, for each geo-referenced sampling site, both the identity of the ants collected...MORE