Wanang, Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea

The site comprises 10,000 ha of pristine lowland rainforest in northern Papua New Guinea, owned by indigenous landowners from Wanang Village and declared as Conservation Area. The forest has >500 species of woody plants and largely intact, mildly hunted vertebrate communities. The site includes a field research station (phone, radio, accommodation, catering, solar power) accessible on foot or by helicopter. Further, the site has 50-ha forest dynamics plot from the Center for Tropical Forest Science network, with >300,000 stems tagged and monitored from 2012. There is significant background information on plants, birds, frogs, and several insect taxa. Insect monitoring programme is planned from 2013.

Source https://deims.org/96021fe4-a2ca-4007-a281-0ed2075b78d6
Related Identifier https://deims.org/geoserver/deims/wms?service=WMS&version=1.1.0&request=GetMap&layers=deims:deims_all_sites&styles=&bbox=-180,-90,180,90&width=768&height=363&srs=EPSG:4326&format=application/openlayers
Metadata Access https://deims.org/api/sites/96021fe4-a2ca-4007-a281-0ed2075b78d6
Creator Vojtech Novotny
Publisher Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe
Contributor DEIMS-SDR Site and Dataset registry deims.org
Publication Year 2013
Rights No conditions apply to access and use; no limitations to public access
OpenAccess true
Contact novotny(at)entu.cas.cz
Language English
Format text/html
Discipline Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Aquaculture; Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Aquaculture and Veterinary Medicine; Biology; Biospheric Sciences; Ecology; Geosciences; History; Humanities; Life Sciences; Natural Sciences; Social Sciences; Social and Behavioural Sciences; Soil Sciences
Spatial Coverage (144.713W, -4.386S, 144.714E, -4.381N)