If you are interested in using data from Lilly Dickey Woods, please read the Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your Data Request Form.
Data request: In order to access the IUFDP 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 IUFDP data as described here.
Non-transferability: Prospective investigators are not permitted to share the IUFDP data with other parties not included on the Data Request Form.
Limitations to Use: Prospective investigators are not permitted to use the IUFDP 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 IUFDP data should include the following citation:
Johnson, D.J., Clay, K. & Phillips, R.P. Mycorrhizal associations and the spatial structure of an old-growth forest community. Oecologia 186, 195–204 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-017-3987-0
Data Citation: Any publication that uses IUFDP 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 PIs Daniel Johnson (email@example.com) and Rich Phillips (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to submission for publication. Once published, the PDF and any supplementary documents should be sent to all PIs and to email@example.com.), Keith Clay (
Acknowledgements: All publications that include the IUFDP plot data must acknowledge the institutions and funding that enabled the establishment of the plot with the following acknowledgement:
The 25-ha Indiana University Forest Dynamics Plot is a collaborative project of Indiana University and the Center for Tropical Forest Science of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Funding for the installation and maintenance of the IUFDP came from multiple sources including Indiana Academy of Science, Indiana University Research and Teaching Preserve, U.S. Department of Energy, the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture McIntire Stennis project 1018790, and ForestGEO. The IUFDP is part of ForestGEO, a global network of large-scale demographic tree plots.