Instruction on foliar samples collection and LMA ratio


Download the last version and the previous versions of the Instruction on Foliar Samples collection, including information on Leaf Mass Area ratio calculation. This Instruction is based on the following ICOS protocols:

  • Loustau et al: “Protocol for foliar analysis”
  • ETC “Instructions_ECO_Sampling_Design”
  • ETC “Instructions_ECO_station_description”
  • Op de Beeck et al. “Ancillary vegetation measurements in mires”
  • Op de Beeck et al. “Ancillary vegetation measurements in grasslands”
  • Gielen et al. “Ancillary vegetation measurements in forest”
  • Gielen et al. “Ancillary vegetation measurements in croplands”

and published in: under review

The Instruction document can be cited as:
Loustau, D., Aluome, C., & Papale, D. (2017). ICOS Ecosystem Instructions for Foliar Samples Collection and LMA Ratio Determination (Version 20180415). ICOS Ecosystem Thematic Centre. https://doi.org/10.18160/k7qg-hg2a

Instruction document history and download

Version Changes respect to the previous
20180415
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Changed the address to ship the samples. Clarified that metadata and correct labelling of samples are mandatory for the analysis.
20170414 First version

doi: 10.18160/k7qg-hg2a


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