Data Set Citation:
When using this data, please cite the data package:
NCEAS 12147: Cleveland: Revisiting nutrient limitation in tropical forests , National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis , and Cleveland C. 2010.
Tropical forest nutrient limitation
nceas.964.5 (https://knb.ecoinformatics.org:443/knb/metacat/nceas.964.5/nceas)
General Information:
Title:Tropical forest nutrient limitation
Identifier:nceas.964
Abstract:
This data package is a compilation of information on climate, carbon and nutrient cycling in tropical forests around the world. The associated data table includes information on the physical, chemical and biological attributes of ~115 tropical forest sites.
Keywords:None:
  • tropical forest
  • nutrient limitation
  • primary production
  • carbon cycle
  • decomposition
  • nitrogen
  • phosphorus
Publication Date:2010-05-20
Data Table, Image, and Other Data Details:
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File
Data Table:Tropical forest attributes ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Other Data:List of references ( View Metadata | Download File download)

Involved Parties

Data Set Creators:
Organization:NCEAS 12147: Cleveland: Revisiting nutrient limitation in tropical forests
Organization:National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Individual: Cory Cleveland
Organization:University of Montana
Address:
32 Campus Drive/CHCB423,
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone:
406 243-6018
Email Address:
cory.cleveland@umontana.edu
Data Set Contacts:
Individual: Cory Cleveland
Organization:University of Montana
Address:
32 Campus Drive/CHCB423,
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone:
406 243-6018
Email Address:
cory.cleveland@umontana.edu
Associated Parties:
Individual: Cory Cleveland
Individual: Alan Townsend
Metadata Providers:
Individual: Cory Cleveland

Data Set Characteristics

Geographic Region:
Geographic Description:The data were obtained from tropical rain forests world-wide
Bounding Coordinates:
West:  -160.0  degrees
East:  150.0  degrees
North:  23.0  degrees
South:  -25.0  degrees
Time Period:
Begin:
2007-07-01
End:
2010-05-01

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Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File