Sentinel landscapes

Site selection

Located in tropical forests with a total surface ≥ 1 ha
All trees ≥ 20 cm diameter
Good reliable species identification
Mean annual precipitation ≥ 1000 mm
Consistent information on logging treatments
At least one pre-logging and at least two post-logging censuses
The Amazon Basin
11 experimental sites
5 countries
245 plots (672 ha)
35 control plots (164 ha, 25%)
Mean period of monitoring – 15 years
The Congo Basin
6 experimental sites
2 countries
92 plots (84 ha)
13 control plots (13 ha)
Mean period of monitoring – 13 years
Southeast Asia
7 experimental sites
2 countries
153 plots (158 ha)
11 control plots (69 ha)
Mean period of monitoring – 16 years

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