If you are interested in using data from Wytham Woods, please read the Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your Data Request Form.
Data Request: In order to access the Wytham Woods 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 Use of Wytham Woods Forest Dynamics Plot Data” as described here.
Non-transferability: Prospective investigators are not permitted to share the Wytham Woods data with other parties not included on the Data Request Form.
Citation: Any publication that uses Wytham Woods data should include the following citations:
Butt, N., Campbell, G., Malhi, Y., Morecroft, M., Fenn, K., Thomas, M. (2009) Initial results from establishment of a long-term broadleaf monitoring plot at Wytham Woods, Oxford, UK. University of Oxford Report.
Copies of articles: Copies of manuscripts should be sent to PI Yadvinder Malhi (firstname.lastname@example.org) and former PIs, Mike Morecroft (email@example.com) and Nathalie Butt (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to submission for publication. Once published, the PDF and any supplementary documents should be sent to all (current and former) PIs. Upon publication, a PDF copy of (or a link to) the article should also be sent to email@example.com.
Limitation of Use: Prospective investigators are not permitted to use the Wytham Woods 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.
Data Citation: Any publication that uses Wytham Woods 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.
Acknowledgements: All publications that include the Wytham Woods plot data must acknowledge the institutions and funding that enabled the establishment of the plot with the following acknowledgement:
"The 18-ha Long-Term Forest Monitoring Plot is a collaborative project between the University of Oxford, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, and the Smithsonian Institution CTFS – ForestGEO (HSBC Climate Partnership). The Wytham Forest Monitoring Plot is part of the Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO), a global network of large-scale demographic tree plots."