RAINFOR field manual for plot establishment and remeasurement (Amazon Forest Inventory Network, 2018)

Oliver L. Phillips, Tim R. Baker, Ted R. Feldpausch & Roel J.W. Brienen
RAINFOR (The Amazon Forest Inventory Network, Rede Amazônica de Inventários Florestais, Red Amazónica de Inventarios Forestales) is an attempt to utilise long-term permanent sample plots (PSPs) to monitor forest biomass and dynamics, and relate these observation to soil and climate across the Amazon forest region. Many of these plots were established in the past to investigate specific local ecological or forest management questions. However, by compiling and comparing these studies on a regional scale a...

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