Shennongjia Biodiversity Research Station - China

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Site Name
Shennongjia Biodiversity Research Station
Short name
Shennongjia Station
Country
China
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Site Description
Shennongjia Station is located in Xingshan County, Hubei Province, China. It is located in the southern slope of Mount Shennongjia. The altitude is 1290m above sea level. The typical forest types are the northern subtropical mixed evergreen and deciduous broadleaved forest. Shennongjia Station was established in 1994, it became a station of National Field Research Station network running by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China in 2005, and became a member of Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (CERN), CAS in 2008.
Last modified
2020-06-29 10:06:00
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1994
Purpose
Study on the structure, function and management of subtropical forest ecosystem services for natural forest protection and conversion of farmland to forestry.
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Geographic
Size
4645.00ha
Elevation (average)
1290.00msl
Elevation (min)
420.00msl
Elevation (max)
3106.20msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
CERN (LTER China) (LTER-EAP-CN-26)This site is a verified "CERN (LTER China)" member.
GERIThis site is a verified "GERI" member.
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