Region description

Location: Hainich National Park, Thuringia, central Germany

Forest: Beech forest

Topography: mainly flat area, altitude 500-600 m a.s.l.

MAT and MAP: 6.8 °C and 775 mm

Ownership: state owned


Platform design

Species pool: Fagus sylvatica, Fraxinus excelsior, Quercus species (mainly petraea), Picea abies, Acer pseudoplatanus

Species richness levels: 5

Total number of plots: 38

Study area size: ca 15 km x 10 km

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