AusLTER - Three Parks Savanna Fire-Effects Plot Network - Australia

Basic Information
Site Name
AusLTER - Three Parks Savanna Fire-Effects Plot Network
Short name
Three Parks
Country
Australia
Site Description
The Three Parks Savanna Fire-Effects Plot Network extends across three national parks (Kakadu, Litchfield and Nitmiluk) in the Top End of the Northern Territory. The fire monitoring program comprises two complementary components: satellite based mapping of fire events and on-ground assessment of change in biota at a set of permanent plots. Temporal visits are as follows: • 6 months (fire occurrence), • 4 months (fire mapping), • 5 years (vegetation), • opportunistic (fauna). Between 2012 and 2018 the Three Parks Savanna Fire-Effects Plot Network was a member of Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN), Australia, a facility of the Australian Government's Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN).
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2022-07-13 05:07:45

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1994
Observed properties
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Geographic
Size
17.60ha
Elevation (average)
18.50msl
Elevation (min)
22.00msl
Elevation (max)
37.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
TERN (Australia) (TERN-LTERN-TPN-AU-7)This site is a verified "TERN (Australia)" member.
GERIThis site is a verified "GERI" member.
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