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Relict, temperate-like, conifer forests from S Spain as early-warning indicators of climate change
Date typed in:  2006-09-04 12:55:12
Scheme name:  Relict, temperate-like, conifer forests from S Spain as early-warning indicators of climate change
Institution: Universidad de Jaén
Coordinator: José A. Carreira
Main funding source: national
Geographical scope: regional
Launched in response to: scientific interest
Countries monitored by the schemes:

Spain

Data availability:
Citation:
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References:Biogeoquímica de los bosques relícticos de Abies pinsapo del S de la península Ibérica
Monitoring scheme: species  Scheme - species Show PDF 
S1. Scheme aims at monitoring:
population trend

distribution trend

community composition
S2. The main data you collect are:
age/size structure
S3. Do you collect information on population structure?
YES
S4. Is your sampling design stratified?
YES
S5. Do you follow an experimental design?
yes a design with Before/After comparison and control treatment
S6. How do you choose sites to be monitored ?
sampling sites chosen according to personnal/expert knowledge
S7. Your sampling design allow accounting for detection probability:
NO
S8. Monitoring data are analysed by:
graphics/descriptive statistics
S9. The minimum annual change you think you can statistically detect is:
10%
S10. Are your sampling sites located in legally protected areas?
entirely
S11. The total area monitored by your scheme covers:
20 km2
S12. At how many sampling sites your scheme is implemented?
4
S13. How many samples do you collect per sampling site?
2
S14. If you want, provide the name of the field methods used for sampling:
* without answer
S15. What is the frequency of monitoring?
every 1 year(s)
S16. How many times do you sample per year?
10
S17. How much time (in person.day) do you need for one sampling occasion?
2.2
S18. Starting year of scheme:
1957
S19. Ending year of scheme:
* without answer
S20. Has your monitoring procedure changed during this time period?
No, apart some minor adjustments of the protocol
S21. Number of professionals involved in the scheme:
3
S22. Number of volunteers involved in the scheme:
4
S23. Is training / expert knowledge required to take part to field/lab work for your scheme?
YES
S24. On the whole, what is the manpower (in person.day) needed per year to run the scheme (data collection, coordination, analysis)?
0,25
S25. How much do you spend on material and equipment per year (in €)?
5000
S26. Taxonomic groups monitored:
OTHER PLANTS
S27. How many species do you monitor:
1
S28. List species of Community interest monitored:
Not specified...
S29. Any additional species
Abies pinsapo
S30. In what types of habitat do you monitor these species?
Woodland, forest and other wooded land
S31. Can you infer causes responsible for observed changes from monitoring data?
YES
S32. The causes of change you monitor are:
pollution
land use
climatic change
S33. Were some previous categories not appropriate for describing your monitoring scheme?
* without answer
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