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The 15-hectare Doi Inthanon Forest Dynamics Plot
Jianfengling (JFL) 60 ha site (1000 m × 600 m) was established in 2011 and first census was completed in 2012. It is located in Jianfenling Nature Reserve in southwest Hainan Island, China.
High in Andean cloud forest lies the 25-ha La Planada Forest Dynamics Site in the La Planada Nature Reserve. The La Planada site was established in 1996 by the Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos "Alexander von Humboldt" and ForestGEO/STRI.
The Mpala plot is located on the Laikipia Plateau in north central Kenya, just north of the equator, and northwest of Mt. Kenya, in a savanna ecosystem. The vegetation is dominated by legumes, particularly of the genus Acacia. The abundant trees are Acacia drepanolobium, A. nilotica, A. mellifera.
Tropical seasonal rain forest in Xishuangbanna is one of the most species-rich forest ecosystems in China. This area is also one of the biodiversity hotspot for conservation priorities of the world.