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In 1993, a small Forest Dynamics Plot was established by the National Institute of Education of Nanyang Technological University and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute/ForestGEO and with the collaboration of the Singapore National Parks Board in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, the last remnant
The Danum Valley site is part of the Royal Society's South East Asia Rain Forest Research Partnership, which has operated the Danum Valley Field Centre with local partners since 1985.
The 10-ha Ilha do Cardoso plot is located in restinga forest in Ilha do Cardoso State Park on the extreme south coast of São Paulo State in the city of Cananéia in the Estuarin-lagunar Complex Iguape-Cananéia-Paranaguá. The island is approximately 22,500 ha and was made a state park in 1962.
The Ituri Forest is possibly the largest moist forest remaining in Africa, and is exceptionally valuable for its populations of large mammals. Instead of containing one large plot, Ituri FDP is a collection of four ten-hectare plots, two in Lenda and two in Edoro.
In 2000, the Khao Chong Forest Dynamics Plot was initiated under the direction of Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin of the Thai Royal Forest Department.
The Korup Forest Dynamics Plot (KFDP) is located in the Korup National Park, along the western border of Cameroon and that contains one of Africa's richest rainforests -- an evergreen forest in a region of high, strongly seasonal rainfall (about 5.5m/yr).
The Kuala Belalong plot is set up as part of a long term research programme of the Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
The Lambir Hills Forest Dynamics Plot was initiated in 1991 in Lambir Hills National Park, Sarawak (Malaysian Borneo) by the Sarawak Forest Department, ForestGEO/Harvard University, and Plant Ecology Laboratory of Osaka City University, Japan.
The Hawaii Permanent Plot Network (HIPPNET) was initiated in 2007 by faculty and research ecologists at the University of Hawaii, US Forest Service, and UCLA to investigate forest dynamics across the island of Hawaii.
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The BDFF (formerly the Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems) Project is a collaborative research effort between Brazil's National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) and the Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian.
The Hawaii Permanent Plot Network (HIPPNET) was initiated in 2007 by faculty and research ecologists at the University of Hawaii, US Forest Service, and UCLA to investigate forest dynamics across the island of Hawaii. Two 4-hectare plots have been established.
In 1994, Isabela State University, Conservation International Philippines and ForestGEO initiated the Palanan Permanent Forest Dynamics Plot (PFDP) as an 8-ha plot, later expanded to 16-ha in 1998. Since 2010, the management of the Palanan PFDP had passed on to the Institute of Biology, Col
The Rabi plot is part of the Gabon Biodiversity Program and represents a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Forest Global Earth Observatories (ForestGEO), Smithsonian National Zoological Park's Conservation Biology Institute and Center for Conservation, Education and Sustainability, S
The plot in San Lorenzo National Park is in tropical moist forest on the Caribbean side of the Panama Canal.
The Sinharaja World Heritage Site is the largest remnant of Sri Lanka's forests and contains the Sinharaja Forest Dynamics Site. The Sinharaja Forest Dynamics Site was founded in 1993 by the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan Department of Forestry, and ForestGEO.
ForestGEO and the New Guinea Binatang Research Center (BRC) have established a 50-ha plot in lowland rainforest in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, near the village of Wanang.
Yasuní National Park in eastern Ecuador is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world.