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Amacayacu

 

Overview

The Amacayacu site is located at the Amacayacu National Natural Park, Colombian Amazonia. The site was established on Tertiary sedimentary plains (Pebas Formation), characterized by a hilly and moderated dissected topography.

As of March 2020, the state of advance in the establishment of the plot is as follows:

  • Two censuses completed
  • Third census in process.
  • Soils fertility data
  • Leaf traits data for a portion of the species surveyed in the plot (around 1200)
  • Primary productivity data for 16 months
  • Several other studies in the process (seedlings, Barcoding, wood decomposition, etc)

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Established: 
2006
Ecological Zone: 
Tropical rainforest
Number of species:
1,234
Number of stems:
123,487
Number of Trees:
116,686
Number of plot(s):
1
Size: 
25.00ha
Dimensions: 
500 x 500
Latitude: -3.809100000000
Longitude: -70.267800000000
Number of Censuses: 
2

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