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IAI-Data-CRN_012_DIRZO_PLANTDIV: Variation in florisitc diversity in tropical and temperate ecosystems
Entry ID: IAIDIS770

Abstract: This component of the CRN explores the variation in florisitc
diversity in tropical and temperate ecosystems located on the
northernost distribution of the Neotropics. Sampling protocol is based
on a modification of the method originally proposed by Al Gentry to
carry out standardized surveys of plant diversity at the scale of 0.1
ha. Data are available for a range of tropical sites ranging from ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 15.0   S: -60.0   E: -30.0   W: -90.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dirzo, R.
Dataset Title: IAI-Data-CRN_012_DIRZO_PLANTDIV
Dataset Series Name: The Role of Biodiversity and Climate in the Functioning of Ecosystems: A Comparative Study or Grasslands, Savannas, and Forests
Dataset Publisher: IAI
Issue Identification: IAI-Data-CRN_012_DIRZO_PLANTDIV
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Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research, Data and Information System Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: (55-12) 3945-6868
Fax: (55-12) 3941-4410
Email: lmachite at
Contact Address:
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research- IAI
Avenida dos Astronautas, 1758, Jardim da Granja
City: Sao Jose dos Campos
Province or State: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 12227-010
Country: BRAZIL
Phone: +650.736-7643
Email: rdirzo at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-14

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