Old-growth Lowland Tropical Rain Forest Tree Performance
This dataset follows a lowland tropical rain forest for 17 years in Costa Rica.
Site Location: La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica (10o 26' N, 83o 59' W)
Sites Georefferenced: Yes
Timespan: 1983 - 2000
Sampling Frequency: annually
Methods: Sampled individuals of six non-pioneer canopy/emergent species > 50 cm tall to canopy level.
Data Collected: survivorship, growth, microhabitat
Citation: David B. Clark and Deborah A. Clark. 2000. Tree growth, mortality, physical condition, and microsite in old-growth lowland tropical rain forest. Ecology 81:294.; David B. Clark and Deborah A. Clark. 2006. Tree growth, mortality, physical condition, and microsite in an old-growth lowland tropical rain forest. Ecology 87:2132.
Additional References: La Selva Web Site (area maps, GIS coverages, meterological data, publications)
Available on EcoData Retriever: No