Appennino centrale: Gran Sasso d'Italia - Italy

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Site Name: 

Appennino centrale: Gran Sasso d'Italia

Site Code: 

LTER_EU_IT_021

Country (Site Location): 

Italy

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General Site Description: 

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.

UUID: 

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Latitude: 42.440000000000
Longitude: 13.550000000000