Ailao Mountain Research Station of Sub-tropical Forest Ecosystem - China

Basic Information

Site Name: 

Ailao Mountain Research Station of Sub-tropical Forest Ecosystem

Site Code: 

LTER-EAP-CN-24

Country (Site Location): 

China

LTER Member Network: 

Contact: Site Manager: 

General Site Description: 

Located in Jingdong County, Yunnan Province, China. The annual mean air temperature was 11.3 °C, with a minimum monthly mean temperature of 5.7 °C in January and a maximum monthly mean temperature of 15.6 °C in July. Average annual rainfall was 1778 mm, with 86.0% of this falling in the rainy season (May–October). The dominant tree species in the forest are Lithocarpus xylocarpus, Lithocarpus hancei, and Castanopsis wattii.

UUID: 

13f23bec-9cc6-4b31-9032-fcbe850b448c
General Characteristics, Purpose, History

Site Status: 

existing

Year Site Established: 

1981

Size : 

6.00ha

Purpose of Site : 

Study on structure, function and dynamics of forestry ecosystem in subtropical mountains in Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, and biodiversity.

History of Site: 

NOT ready.

Research Topics: 

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Geographic

Coordinates: 

Latitude: 24.543900000000
Longitude: 101.027600000000