Kralova hola - Slovakia
Acid alpine and subalpine grassland
Acid alpine grassland on a ridge extending westward from the summit of Mount Kralova Hola in Low Tatra Mountains, Slovakia. Vegetation at the site belong to the alliance Juncion trifidi and it is dominated by graminoid species, including Oreochloa disticha, Festuca supina and Agrostis rupestris, with lower cover of forb and dwarf shrub species.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Study of impact of increased nitrogen input and increased temperature to ecosystem of acid alpine grassland. The site consists from two sub-sites, each with 12 permanent plots. Global litter decomposition study: the site/plot consists from replicate areas without any treatments and threatened by nutrients addition.
Site established in 2008. The TeaComposition (global litter decomposition study) experiment was established in 2016.
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