Forest Stand Structure of the cental Western Ghats
This dataset contains a single sampling of trees and lianas in 22000 km2 of Karnataka, India.
Dataset Location: Ecological Archives
Site Location: central Western Ghats region, Karnataka, India (74o15' - 75o40' E; 15o15' - 13o30' N)
Sites Georefferenced: Yes
Sampling Frequency: Single Survey
Methods: 96 sampling sites are stratified among the region with 1 ha macroplot and three 0.1 has microplots per site. All stems > 10 cm girth at breast height were tagged and measured.
Data Collected: species, girth, canoy height, canopy cover, precipitation, forest type, soil
Citation: B. R. Ramesh, M. H. Swaminath, Santoshgouda V. Patil, Dasappa, Raphaël Pélissier, P. Dilip Venugopal, S. Aravajy, Claire Elouard, and S. Ramalingam. 2010. Forest stand structure and composition in 96 sites along environmental gradients in the central Western Ghats of India. Ecology 91:3118.
Available on EcoData Retiever: No