Instruction on site characterization measurements in mires

Download the last version and the previous versions of the Instruction on Site Characterization Measurements in Mires, focused on Vegetation species. This Instruction is based on the following ICOS protocols:

  • Op de Beeck et al. “Ancillary Vegetation Measurements in Mires”

and published in: under review

The Instruction document can be cited as:
Op de Beeck, M., Gielen, B., & Papale, D. (2017). ICOS Ecosystem Instructions for Site Characterization Measurements in Mires (Version 20180209). ICOS Ecosystem Thematic Centre.

Instruction document history and download

Version Changes respect to the previous
Clarified that the site characterization also includes measurements at the CPs. Added a figure on distribution of sampling points in inaccessible mires. Clarified the procedure to classify the mire vegetation into plant community types. Added information on representativeness checks for CPs. Relaxed the need of aerial imagery of the target area.
20170517 First version

doi: 10.18160/8bkh-gx2x

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