Shennongjia Biodiversity Research Station - China

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Shennongjia Biodiversity Research Station

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Shennongjia Station

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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.

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4 645.00ha

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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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Latitude: 31.322800000000
Longitude: 110.485400000000