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Forest expansion and grazing database Flanders: Survey Data [Bosuitbreiding en begrazingsdatabank Vlaanderen: survey data]

Availability: Restricted
The data are withheld from general circulation and disclosure but access may be obtained on a case-by-case basis through negotiation

Description
The database contents 2 linked (by site or vegetation structure) parts, this part, part 2 contains survey data more

"The database contents 2 linked (by site or vegetation structure) parts, this part, part 2 contains: Survey-data of early woodland development patterns in 19 study sites (extension possible). Species, numbers, development stages, baseline vegetation/land use types, grazing management strategy, development time, grazing and damage patterns, vegetation and sapling height are recorded. Part 2 is extended via new site surveys and repeated measures. "

Scope
Keywords:
Terrestrial, Agricultural land change, Grazing, Nature conservation, Woodland development, Belgium, Belgian Coast, Belgium: Flanders, Plantae

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Belgian Coast [Marine Regions]
Belgium: Flanders

Temporal coverage
From June 2003 on [In Progress]
Yearly

Taxonomic coverage
Plantae [WoRMS]

Parameters
Growth, Mortality rate, Occurrence of biota, Tree damage, Vegetation height, Vegetation structure

Contributors
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Agentschap Natuur & Bos (ANB), moredata ownerdata manager
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek; Afdeling Advies en Informatie; Ecosysteembeheer, more
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata owner

Related datasets
Other relations:
Forest expansion and grazing database Flanders: field experiments, more
Grazing database Flanders, more
Forest expansion and grazing database Flanders: insect occurences, more

Publication
Based on this dataset
Van Uytvanck, J. et al. (2010). Interaction between large herbivore activities, vegetation structure, and flooding affects tree seedling emergence. Plant Ecology 206(1): 173-184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11258-009-9632-1, more
Van Uytvanck, J. (2009). The role of large herbivores in woodland regeneration patterns, mechanisms and processes = De rol van grote herbivoren in bosontwikkelingspatronen, -mechanismen en -processen. Doctoraten van het Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek = PhD theses of the Research Institute for Nature and Forest, T.2009.3. PhD Thesis. Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek: Brussel. ISBN 978-90-403-0306-7. 242 pp., more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2012-12-04
Information last updated: 2015-12-08
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