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LBA-ECO LC-05 Biomass and Soil Properties of Fragmented Forests, Amazonas, Brazil


DatasetLBA-ECO LC-05 Biomass and Soil Properties of Fragmented Forests, Amazonas, Brazil
Release date2011-09-23
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO)
Time period1987-01-01 to 2001-05-05

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Citations120142014Publications citing this dataset
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This data set reports (1) total aboveground dry biomass based on detailed estimates of all live and dead plant material, (2) results from repeated surveys of aboveground biomass allowing the calculation of above-ground productivity, and (3) soil chemical and physical characteristics for 50 1-ha plots of undisturbed and fragmented central Amazonian rainforest within the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP) study area. The reported data are plot-level summaries based on plant and soil samples and measurements obtained over the 1997 to 2001 timeframe. The BDFFP study area is an experimentally fragmented landscape spanning 1,000 km2 located 70-90 km north of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil. For additional information about the BDFFP and research conducted at the site, please visit their web site at There are six comma-separated ASCII data files with this data set.

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Nascimento, H.E.M., and W.F. Laurance. 2011. LBA-ECO LC-05 Biomass and Soil Properties of Fragmented Forests, Amazonas, Brazil. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
LC05_BDFF_Biomass_Census_Data_1980-1997.csv 8.9KB 1987-01-01 to 2001-05-05
LC05_BDFF_Necromass.csv 6.4KB 1987-01-01 to 2001-05-05
LC05_BDFF_Biomass_Fluxes.csv 11.2KB 1987-01-01 to 2001-05-05
LC05_BDFF_Large_Tree_Biomass.csv 8.7KB 1987-01-01 to 2001-05-05
LC05_BDFF_Small_Tree_Biomass.csv 5.4KB 1987-01-01 to 2001-05-05
LC05_BDFF_Soil_Characteristics.csv 17.5KB 1987-01-01 to 2001-05-05

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  • LC05_BDFF_Biomass_Soils.pdf