If you are interested in using data from Amacayacu, please read the Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your Data Request Form.
Data Request: In order to access the Amacayacu 25-hectare Forest Dynamics Plot data a "Data Request Form" must be completed. This form requires that the applicant agree to comply with "Terms and Conditions" for the use of Amacayacu Forest Dynamics Plot Data as described here.
Non-transferability: Prospective investigators are not permitted to share the Amacayacu data with other parties not included on the Data Request Form.
Limitations to Use: Prospective investigators are not permitted to use the Amacayacu data for projects or analyses other than those explicitly described in the Data Request Form. A new Data Request Form must be submitted for any new use of the data. Prospective investigators are also not permitted to sell the data, or use them in any way for commercial gain.
Citation: Any publication that uses Amacayacu data should state the specific version number of the data set used for analysis. This version number will be provided after the data request has been approved.
Copies of articles: Copies of manuscripts should be sent to the PIs (Dairon Cardenas email@example.com and Alvaro Duque firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to submission for publication. Once published, the PDF and any supplementary documents should be sent as well. Upon publication, a PDF copy of (or a link to) the article should also be sent to email@example.com.
Acknowledgements: All publications that include the Amacayacu 25-ha plot data must acknowledge the institutions and funding that enabled the establishment of the plot with the following acknowledgement:
The 25-ha Long-Term Ecological Research Project of Amacayacu is a collaborative project of the Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones Científicas Sinchi and the Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Medellín, in parternship with the Unidad de Manejo Especial de Parques Naturales Nacionales and the Forest Global Earth Observatory of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (ForestGEO). The Amacayacu Forest Dynamics Plot is part of ForestGEO a global network of large-scale demographic tree plots. We acknowledge the Director and staff of the Amacayacu National Park for supporting and maintaining the project in this National Park.