Bab - Slovakia

Basic Information

Site Name: 

Bab

Site Code: 

LTER_EU_SK_001

Country (Site Location): 

Slovakia

LTER Member Network: 

Contact: Site Manager: 

Keywords originating from EnvEurope Thesaurus: 

General Site Description: 

Oak-hornbeam and oak forest

UUID: 

79e10639-dd60-4f30-9c43-7b2bae0f359a
General Characteristics, Purpose, History

Site Status: 

existing

Year Established: 

1967

Size : 

66.00ha

Purpose of Site : 

Ecosystem research. Global litter decomposition study: the site/plot consists from replicate areas in National Nature Reserve, economic forest and glade of the Bab forest.

History of Site: 

The site was established in 1967 as part of the International Biological Programme (IBP), later supported by UNESCO Man and Biosphere Programme. After interruption, research started again in 2007. The TeaComposition (global litter decomposition study) experiment was established in 2016.

Research Topics: 

Parameters: 

Photos
  • Báb forest
  • Herb layer in forest
  • Tea bags installation - Báb
  • Soil probe
  • Forest
  • Herb layer on forest glade
Geographic

Coordinates: 

Latitude: 48.303300000000
Longitude: 17.888600000000