Parque Natural del Montseny - Spain

The Montseny massif is situated 40 km NNE from Barcelona. The mountains cover about an area of 400 km2, about 80% of which is protected as Natural Park. Its highest altitude is 1707m asl. Climatically and biogeographycally Montseny lies in the northern boundary of the Mediterranean region. It is mostly forested, except at the upper reaches. Vegetation shifts altitudinally, with forests of pine, evergreen holm oak and beech, and heathlands and grasslands dominating in this order as altitude increases. The relief is steep and the lithology consists mostly of metamorphic phyllites, schists and granodiorites.

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Metadata Access
Creator Anna Castells
Publisher Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe
Contributor DEIMS-SDR Site and Dataset registry
Publication Year 2014
Rights No conditions apply to access and use; no limitations to public access
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Contact anna.avila(at)
Language English
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Discipline Environmental Monitoring
Spatial Coverage (2.258W, 41.690S, 2.564E, 41.857N)