Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot - Puerto Rico

Basic Information
Site Name
Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot
Short name
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Country
Puerto Rico
Site Description
The Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot (LFDP), previously known as the Hurricane Recovery Plot (Zimmerman et. al. 1994) and the Luquillo long-term ecological research grid (Soil Survey 1995), is a 16-ha forest plot (SW corner 18° 20' N, 65° 49' W) located near El Verde Field Station. The plot is 500 m N-S and 320 m E-W and is divided into 400 20 x 20 m quadrats, with each quadrat sub divided into 16 5 x 5 m sub-quadrats. The field station and LFDP are in the Luquillo Mountains of northeastern Puerto Rico, approximately 35 km southeast of San Juan.
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2021-01-28 04:01:30

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LFDP-Taken by Jess Zimmerman-Luquillo LTER

LFDP-Taken by Jess Zimmerman-Luquillo LTER

Mountain peaks in the Luquillo Experimental Forest by María M. Rivera

Mountain peaks in the Luquillo Experimental Forest by María M. Rivera

Geographic
Size
16.00ha
Elevation (average)
333.00msl
Elevation (min)
333.00msl
Elevation (max)
428.00msl
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