Sado Station of Niigata University Forest - Japan

NUF (500ha), which is in the Faculty of Agriculture of Niigata University, is located on Osado Mountains in Sado Island. NUF was found on 1955 and it has been used mainly for education and research of forestry and forest science. NUF has been noted for huge, long-lived conifer timbers (Cryptmeria japonica), two endemic mammals (Lepus brachyurus lyoni and Sorex sadonis), an endemic beetle (Damaster blaptoides capito), and many endangered perennial flowers. Four investigators and Seven technicians are engaged in the station.

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Metadata Access
Creator Kosuke Homma
Publisher Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe
Contributor DEIMS-SDR Site and Dataset registry
Publication Year 2012
Rights No conditions apply to access and use; no limitations to public access
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Contact homma(at)
Language English
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Discipline Environmental Research; Geosciences; Land Use; Natural Sciences
Spatial Coverage (138.446W, 38.208S, 138.459E, 38.226N)