Sado Station of Niigata University Forest - Japan

Basic Information
Site Name
Sado Station of Niigata University Forest
Short name
Sado Island
Country
Japan
Site Manager
Operating Organisation
Funding Agency
Site Description
NUF (500ha), which is in the Faculty of Agriculture of Niigata University, is located on Osado Mountains in Sado Island. NUF was found on 1955 and it has been used mainly for education and research of forestry and forest science. NUF has been noted for huge, long-lived conifer timbers (Cryptmeria japonica), two endemic mammals (Lepus brachyurus lyoni and Sorex sadonis), an endemic beetle (Damaster blaptoides capito), and many endangered perennial flowers. Four investigators and Seven technicians are engaged in the station.
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2020-12-18 10:12:15

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Location of NUF

Location of NUF

A primary forest of Cryptmeria japonica

A primary forest of Cryptmeria japonica

Geographic
Size
500.00ha
Elevation (average)
600.00msl
Elevation (min)
250.00msl
Elevation (max)
900.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
JaLTER (Japan) (LTER-EAP-JP-41)This site is a verified "JaLTER (Japan)" member.
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