A spatio-temporal dataset of forest mensuration for the analysis of tree species structure and diversity in semi-natural mixed floodplain forests

Published: 8 September 2017| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/n8827ssnv7.2
Contributors:
Most Jannatul Fardusi,
Cristiano Castaldi,
Francesco Chianucci,
Piermaria Corona,
Franco Mason,
Emma Minari,
Nicola Puletti

Description

We performed replicated, repeated-measures data of height, diameter and vitality at tree level to allow analysis of spatial and temporal structure and diversity in a semi-natural mixed floodplain forest in Italy. Three inventories were performed in 1995, 2005 and 2016 in three ~1 ha plots with varying soil moisture regimes. The use of replicated, repeated-measures data rather than chronosequences allows the examination of true changes in spatial pattern processes through time in this forest type.

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