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)