Parque Nacional das Emas - Brazil

Basic Information
Site Name
Parque Nacional das Emas
Short name
PNE
Country
Brazil
Keywords
Abiotic Heterogeneity
aboveground biomass
community changes
community dynamics
population dynamics
Site Description
Located in the central Brazilian plateau, the nuclear region of the cerrado biome. The climate is Aw of Koppen (1931), with annual rainfall between 1200 and 2000 mm, concentrated between September and March, and the average annual temperature is 24.6 ° C. In the park dominates the flat relief, with altitudes ranging between 720 and 890 m. The PNE is home to all types of vegetation occurring in the Cerrado, with a predominance of open formations - "campo limpo", "campo sujo" and "campo cerrado" - holding 78.5% of the park area. The PNE is renowned for its wildlife observation easy, especially birds and mammals.
Last modified
2019-12-17 09:12:10
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
existing
Year Established
2011
Purpose
We are monitoring biodiversity (moths, birds, Anura) and ecosystem (litterfall, plant productivty) aspects to understand what determines the annual fluctuations in savannas ecosystems.
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Geographic
Size
132941.00ha
Elevation (average)
820.00msl
Elevation (min)
720.00msl
Elevation (max)
890.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER Brazil (LTER_SAM_BR_13)This site is a verified "LTER Brazil" member.
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