What is contained in GrassPlot

Current content (08 January 2018, fast growing):

  • 126 datasets
  • 180 data owners
  • 36 countries
  • 168,997 plots, among them 14,064 with data also for non-vascular plants
  • 66,000 0.01-m² plots, 17,206 1-m² plots, 5,520 10- (or 9-) m² plots, 2,545 100-m² plots
  • 2,797 nested-plot series (with at least 4 grain sizes)

Syntaxonomic distribution of the plots: Festuco-Brometea (21.5%), Festucetea indigestae (18.4%), Juncetea trifidi (8.3%), Carici rupestris-Kobresietea bellardii (6.5%), Stipo-Trachynietea distachyae (4.0%), Molinio-Arrhenatheretea (3.6%), Koelerio-Corynephoretea (2.0%), Ammophiletea (2.0%), Juncetea maritimi (2.0%), Helichryso-Crucianelletea (1.9%), other classes (3.9%), currently unclassified (25.7%)

Spatial distribution of the plots: Black dots indicate nested-plot series with at least four different grain sizes. From: Dengler et al. (in press; Phytocoenologia; DOI: 10.1127/phyto/2018/0267).


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