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Wallis, C. (2016): <b>Herbivory of understory leaves.</b> <i>Available online ( from DFG-FOR816dw.</i>

Resource Description

Title: Herbivory of understory leaves
Short Name: Herbivory
FOR816dw ID: 1498
Publication Date: 2016-08-01
Last Update Date: 2016-08-16
License and Usage Rights: PAK 823-825 data user agreement. (
Temporal Coverage:
Begin: 2014-10-01
End: 2014-12-17
Geographic Coverage:
Geographic Description: South Ecuador
Bounding Coordinates:
- lon/lat [degrees]
- WGS 84
North: Information not publicly available, please log in. Max: 3200.0 ( meter )
West: Information not publicly available, please log in. East: Information not publicly available, please log in. Elevation
South: Information not publicly available, please log in. Min: 550.0 ( meter )
Dataset Owner(s):
Individual: Christine Wallis
Associated Person(s):
Individual: Nina Farwig
Individual: Roland Brandl
Individual: Jörg Bendix
Individual: Brigit Ziegenhagen
We measured LAL (leaf area loss) as an indicator for herbivory for 27 plots in natural and disturbed forest sites (1000 to 3000m a.s.l.). LAL (%) was estimated for the shrub layer and the herbal layer in 30 randomly chosen m² per plot. We averaged the LAL of both layers.
| understorey | herbivory |
Associated entities to this dataset:
-------- 1 . data table entity --------
Table Name: herbivory_understory_leaves
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Metadata Provider:
Individual: Christine Wallis
Contact Person:
Individual: Stefanie Batke
Individual: Yvonne Tiede
Individual: Christine Wallis
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Organization: DFG-FOR816 Data Warehouse - University of Marburg, Department of Geography

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