AusLTER - Desert Uplands Plot Network - Australia

The Desert Uplands Plot Network is located in the Northern Desert Uplands of Queensland, Australia with each of the 50 (originally 60) bird monitoring plots 1 ha in size, and located at least 1 km from any other site, 500 m from any water point and 50 m from the nearest access track.

As at June 2016, temporal visits have been conducted in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2013 and 2014.

Between 2012 and 2018 the Desert Uplands Plot Network was a member of Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN), Australia, a facility of the Australian Government's Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN).

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Metadata Access
Publisher Australian National University
Contributor DEIMS-SDR Site and Dataset registry
Publication Year 2016
Rights No conditions apply to access and use; LTERN encourages the sharing of data and knowledge for the long-term benefit of the research community. Data sharing should only occur within a framework where data contributors receive appropriate recognition for their work, and where data users understand, in advance, the responsibilities placed upon them when they access and/or use another?s data. To mitigate risks associated with threatened species, LTERN's Policy was to mediate access to spatial data.
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Contact office(at)
Language English
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Discipline Environmental Monitoring
Spatial Coverage (144.689W, -21.235S, 145.192E, -20.762N)