Appennino centrale: Gran Sasso d'Italia - Italy

The site consists of high elevation vegetation in central Mediterranean basin, along the Apennines mountain range: xerophitic primary grassland (Pediculari elegantis-Seslerietum tenuifoliae) and mesophitic primary grassland (Luzulo italiacae-Festucetum macratherae), with important resident and migratory bird communities. Six plots, each one 100 m2 large, grouped in two cluster-plots including each one three plots, representative of a larger area of 0,5 km2 ca., ranging from 2100 to 2300 m a.s.l. (alpic and Mediterranean high-mountain belts.

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Metadata Access
Creator Bruno Petriccione
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
OpenAccess true
Contact b.petriccione(at)
Version 3.2.1
Discipline Environmental Monitoring
Spatial Coverage (13.545W, 42.442S, 13.562E, 42.449N)