Roggeveld post-fire plots - South Africa

Basic Information
Site Name
Roggeveld post-fire plots
Short name
RVP-FP
Country
South Africa
Site Description
The Mountain Renosterveld of the Roggeveld is situated in the Fynbos Biome and is transitional in nature with a host of Karooid elements belonging to the Succulent Karoo Biome
Last modified
2020-06-29 10:06:55
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1999
Purpose
Natural recovery of vegetation was measured annually for 10 years after a fire destroyed a large area of mountain renosterveld vegetation in 1999. The vegetation recovery is now measured at 5 year intervals in order to understand successional processes and provide guidance on the management of the vegetation type for farmers and conservation managers.
History
In 1999 a fire destroyed a large area of land in the Roggeveld. Natural recovery of vegetation was measured yearly for 10 years and will be measured every five years thereafter.
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Geographic
Size
5000.00ha
Elevation (average)
1370.00msl
Elevation (min)
1301.00msl
Elevation (max)
1439.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
SAEON (LTER-SAF-ZA-23)The affiliation of this site with "SAEON" is not verified.
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