Appennino centro-meridionale: Majella-Matese - Italy

The site consists of “orographic islands” with high elevation vegetation in central Mediterranean basin, along the Apennines mountain range. Majella: 26 plots are in Majella National Park, 15 plots belonging to the world network GLORIA, placed along an elevation gradient between dwarf shrublands and tundra vegetation (2400-2700 m a.s.l.), 6 plots refer to the study of population biology of endangered taxa and other 5 plots, ranging from 2400 to 2600 m a.s.l., refer to soil monitoring. Matese: 10 plots in Matese mountains (1800-2000 m a.s.l.), included into the world network GLORIA, and characterised by high elevation grasslands.

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Metadata Access
Creator Angela Stanisci
Publisher Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe
Contributor DEIMS-SDR Site and Dataset registry
Publication Year 2013
Rights No conditions apply to access and use; no limitations to public access
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Contact stanisci(at)
Language English
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Discipline Biology; Biospheric Sciences; Ecology; Geosciences; Life Sciences; Natural Sciences
Spatial Coverage (14.066W, 41.446S, 14.382E, 42.155N)