A dataset of forest volume deadwood estimates for Europe
ICP-Forests relies on a representative pan-European network based on a 16 × 16 km grid-net covering around 6,000 plots. Dead wood volumes for 3,243 plots, related to 19 European Countries, are presented in this data paper as a result of harmonised sampling procedure, and under compliance with FAIR Data Principles. Dataset access is at https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1467784 . Associated metadata are available at https://metadata-afs.nancy.inra.fr/geonetwork/srv/fre/catalog.search#/metadata/a27d2a8f-1a2d-4a1c-b932-86ec5f4bd8a6 .
KeywordsDeadwood decay classes Stand management Stand age European Forest Types ICP Forests monitoring programme
The presented derivate aggregated database is based on four original datasets (GPL, THT, DWD, and DBH) as archived into the collaborative ICP Forests database, at the Programme Co-ordinating Centre (PCC) of UNECE ICP Forests in Eberswalde, Germany. Access to these data can be requested via the official project homepage (http://icp-forests.net). Under the menu “Plots and data - data requests”, the data request form is provided. The requesting part has to provide an abstract on the scientific purpose and approach to PCC, which will be evaluated by the ICP Forests, and the expected delivery data will be communicated after a couple of weeks. The evaluation was based on data that are part of the UNECE ICP Forests PCC Collaborative Database (see www.icp-forests.org). Particularly, data from 19 countries (see § Methods), were used in the analyses. Data evaluation was co-financed by a scholarship fund of the Forest Research Institute (IBL), Poland.
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The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.
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