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New data package release

  • May, 2015

The latest data package released from ForestPlots.net makes available tree-by-tree diameter and floristic data from 91 samples of 0.1-ha each, in community and protected lands in eastern Madre de Dios, in Amazonian Peru. 

Data were collected by a team of Peruvian botanists and assistants, in a collaboration between the University of Leeds, the Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad del Cusco, and the Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana. This work was part of a project funded by the U.K. Department for International Development.

Fieldwork was conducted in 1998 and 1999 and represents the first coordinated contribution to the international RAINFOR consortium.

The link to download the data package is: http://dx.doi.org/10.5521/FORESTPLOTS.NET/1999_1