Vegetation of planet Earth: Researchers publish unique database as open access

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It's a treasure trove of data: The global geodatabase of vegetation plots "sPlotOpen" is now freely accessible. It contains data on vegetation from 114 countries and from all climate zones on Earth. The database was compiled by an international team of researchers led by Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). Researchers around the world finally have a balanced, representative dataset of the Earth's vegetation at their disposal, as the team reports in the journalĀ Global Ecology & Biogeography.


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Tags: oa.splotopen oa.databases oa.botany oa.biology

Date tagged:

06/23/2021, 02:53

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06/22/2021, 22:53