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Allometry and growth of eight tree taxa in United Kingdom woodlands

Evans, Matthew R.; Moustakas, Aristides; Carey, Gregory; Malhi, Yadvinder; Butt, Nathalie; Benham, Sue; Pallett, Denise; Schäfer, Stefanie. 2015 Allometry and growth of eight tree taxa in United Kingdom woodlands. Scientific Data, 2, 150006. 9, pp. 10.1038/sdata.2015.6

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Abstract/Summary

As part of a project to develop predictive ecosystem models of United Kingdom woodlands we have collated data from two United Kingdom woodlands - Wytham Woods and Alice Holt. Here we present data from 582 individual trees of eight taxa in the form of summary variables relating to the allometric relationships between trunk diameter, height, crown height, crown radius and trunk radial growth rate to the tree’s light environment and diameter at breast height. In addition the raw data files containing the variables from which the summary data were obtained. Large sample sizes with longitudinal data spanning 22 years make these datasets useful for future studies concerned with the way trees change in size and shape over their life-span.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1038/sdata.2015.6
CEH Sections: Reynard
ISSN: 2052-4463
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Open Access paper - full text available via Official URL link
Additional Keywords: climate-change ecology, forest ecology, light responses, plant ecology
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
Botany
Date made live: 17 Jun 2015 09:17 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/511065

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