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FOR891_z2e data: Z2e Integrated data management and synthesis

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The general topic of “Central Project 2 Europe Z2e” is the integrated data management and synthesis. A web-based project database hosting and documenting many datasets generated during the first phase as well as hands-on courses in data handling...

Id: 5
People: 14
Datasets: 43
Proposals: 12
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2011-03-31
Updated at: 2019-12-17

FOR891_sp03e traits: SP03e Plant functional traits and functional diversity as predictors of ecosy...

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In the first phase of BEF-China, this subproject has focused on the Comparative Study Plots (CSPs) in the Gutianshan National Nature Reserve and demonstrated how functional diversity is maintained during secondary succession. A large range of le...

Id: 7
People: 9
Datasets: 26
Proposals: 14
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2011-03-31
Updated at: 2019-12-17

FOR891_sp10e dead wood: SP10e Biodiversity signature in coarse woody detritus dynamics

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Coarse woody debris (CWD) is an important component of forest ecosystems throughout the world. It represents a significant carbon and nutrient pool, promotes biodiversity of wooddwelling organisms, influences erosion and serves as a fuel for wil...

Id: 13
People: 5
Datasets: 13
Proposals: 3
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2011-04-01
Updated at: 2019-12-17

FOR891_NILEx: New Integrated Litter Experiment

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The main objective of the New Integrated Litter Experiment (NILEx) is to quantify the role of biodiversity affecting plant litter decomposition and subsequent mineralisation. Furthermore the impact of litter cover on soil erosion under forest will...

Id: 31
People: 23
Datasets: 17
Proposals: 0
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2011-05-08
Updated at: 2019-12-17

TreeDì: TreeDì International Research Training Group

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"TreeDì - 林地 - TreeDiversity Interactions: The role of tree-tree interactions in local neighbourhoods in Chinese subtropical forests" is an International Research Training Group funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the University of ...

Id: 36
People: 19
Datasets: 3
Proposals: 4
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2018-03-05
Updated at: 2019-12-17

TreeDì_P3G Spatio-temporal complementarity: P3G: Spatio-temporal complementarity

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Water use Theory predicts that diverse communities use resources more efficiently than monocultures. Under water shortage resource complementarity of water use may buffer growth decline. Carbon isotopes (d13C) in tree rings are used to infer dive...

Id: 42
People: 3
Datasets: 2
Proposals: 0
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2019-12-17
Updated at: 2019-12-17
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Talks BEF conference 2011

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(1) Bruelheide: Stepping stones and motivation of the BEF China experiment. (2)Ma, Dali Guo: Below ground biomass, trees harvested near the main experiment, species list of harvested trees, pictures of harvesting and processing, allocation graphs...

Id: 104
People: 22
Projects: 1
Version: 0
Attachments: 8
Created at: 2011-08-09
Updated at: 2014-02-24

CSPs: basal area before and after the snowbreak event in 2008

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Total basal area per CSP based on living as well as broken stems due to the snowbreak event in 2008.

Id: 195
People: 3
Projects: 1
Version: 2
Attachments: 1
Created at: 2012-03-02
Updated at: 2016-03-03

General: Data sharing agreement

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The data sharing agreement is part of the BEF China proposal. This pdf extracts the two pages on data sharing. The paper proposal procedure is drafted along the data sharing agreement.

Id: 88
People: 1
Projects: 1
Version: 0
Attachments: 1
Created at: 2011-07-07
Updated at: 2017-01-26

CSPs: Coarse woody debris (CWD). Collection of data on dead wood with special regard to the 2008 ice storm

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1) Objectives: -- a) Quantify “undisturbed” state prior to snow break. -- b) Quantify carbon and nitrogen stocks in aboveground CWD as a component of a full carbon and nitrogen budget. -- c) Estimate turnover of CWD carbon depending on species, p...

Id: 204
People: 3
Projects: 1
Version: 1
Attachments: 3
Created at: 2012-03-06
Updated at: 2016-03-03

Decomposcape (wood): decomposition data for Schima superba logs (2011-2014)

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The Ecoscape approach was set up to investigate the influence of biodiversity on litter decomposition (leaves and wood). In order to separate the effects of microclimate and topography from putative effects of (plant) biodiversity, leaf litter sam...

Id: 491
People: 2
Projects: 1
Version: 2
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2015-12-09
Updated at: 2017-01-09

CSPs: Climate measurements: microclimate of each CSP (06 2011 - 09/10 2012)

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The accompanying file is an aggregate of the data from June 2011 to September/October 2011. Microclimate data from all 27 CSPs. Climate data consists of relative air humidity and air tempreature. Weekly means are given and were calulated from 15 m...

Id: 193
People: 3
Projects: 1
Version: 1
Attachments: 2
Created at: 2012-03-01
Updated at: 2017-01-20

Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press.

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Wood mechanic traits including coefficient of variation: Wood attributes from a chinese book, digitized by Z2 (Hoffmann).

Id: 325
People: 2
Projects: 1
Version: 2
Attachments: 1
Created at: 2013-03-13
Updated at: 2017-03-06

CSPs: Tree wood decomposition rates: debris items with soil contacts in coarse mesh nets in the Comparative Study Plots

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Decomposition rates of wood samples placed into defined subplots of the Comparative Study plots (CSPs) of the BEF-China Research group.

Id: 344
People: 2
Projects: 1
Version: 1
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2013-06-04
Updated at: 2016-03-03

NILEx tracer (wood): wood samples N measurements via mass spectrometry

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These data were complied related to the question: Is there evidence for lateral N-transport from leaf litter to dead wood? Wood slices of different species (Pinus massonina, Schima superba, Quercus serrata) placed at different divers 15N labeled l...

Id: 537
People: 2
Projects: 1
Version: 1
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2016-10-28
Updated at: 2017-01-09

NILEx tracer (wood): wood mass loss data including initial sample characterization

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These data were complied related to the question: Is there evidence for lateral N-transport from leaf litter to dead wood? Wood slices of different species (Pinus massonina, Schima superba, Quercus serrata) placed at different divers 15N labeled l...

Id: 538
People: 2
Projects: 1
Version: 1
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2016-10-28
Updated at: 2017-01-09

Main Experiment: Wood decomposition on the ESPs (VIPs and VIPREPs), main experiment, first year

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This file contains data about the absolute and relative mass loss of defined pieces of wood over one year. Furthermore, the data give an overview about whether termites or fungi were involved in the degradation.

Id: 355
People: 2
Projects: 1
Version: 2
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2013-06-13
Updated at: 2016-03-03

Decomposcape (wood): Stem disc data from undecomposed Schima superba

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These data contain fresh and dry weight information of sample DISCS from harvest tress (Schima superba) unsed in the Ecoscape experiment. They are used as helper to calculate initial dry weight of the samples in the Ecoscape

Id: 356
People: 2
Projects: 0
Version: 1
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2013-06-13
Updated at: 2017-01-09

Main Experiment: Wood stubs of Site A and B: quantity, density, position and decomposition class

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The measurements for this piece of data were taken between 2012.08.28 and 2012.11.15. Measured was every piece of wood (most of the times that had been tree stubs) which scope had been bigger than 14 cm in a sub plot in all VIP on both sites. The ...

Id: 369
People: 2
Projects: 1
Version: 3
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2013-07-15
Updated at: 2016-03-03

Main Experiment: Wood stubs of Site A and B: measurement of saw dust from wood samples

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This piece of data are the weight measurements of the wood samples from the data set: Wood stubs of Site A and B: quantity, density, position and decomposition class Samples were taken in a sub plot in all VIP on both sites A and B. The sub ...

Id: 370
People: 2
Projects: 1
Version: 1
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2013-07-15
Updated at: 2016-03-03

Main Experiment: Climate Data from Vips (2011 - 2014)

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This dataset represents the accumulated climate data from HOBO loggers in the VIP plots on Site A and Site B. These sensors were brought out there in the framework of the Decomposcape Experiment that aims at determining the effect of local climate...

Id: 559
People: 7
Projects: 4
Version: 1
Attachments: 2
Created at: 2017-01-09
Updated at: 2017-01-20

Main Experiment: Climate Data from NON Vips, extinction scenarios B & C & eco plots (Dec 2014 - Sept-Dec 2015)

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This dataset represents the accumulated climate data from HOBO loggers in randomly selected NON VIP plots from random extinction scenario B and C, as well as economic plots on Site A and Site B. The sensors were deposited in the plots in the fram...

Id: 563
People: 3
Projects: 3
Version: 2
Attachments: 2
Created at: 2017-01-20
Updated at: 2017-01-23

Data for Schuldt et al. "Biodiversity across trophic levels drives multifunctionality in highly diverse forests"

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Human-induced biodiversity change may impair ecosystem functions crucial to human well-being. However, the consequences of this change for ecosystem multifunctionality are poorly understood beyond effects of plant species loss, particularly in reg...

Id: 599
People: 10
Projects: 9
Version: 1
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2018-04-23
Updated at: 2018-04-23

Data for Schnabel et al. 2021: Hydraulic diversity stabilizes productivity in a large-scale subtropical tree biodiversity experiment

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Extreme climatic events threaten forests and their climate mitigation potential globally. Understanding the drivers promoting ecosystems stability is therefore considered crucial to mitigate adverse climate change effects on forests. Here, we use ...

Id: 634
People: 9
Projects: 2
Version: 1
Attachments: 0
Created at: 2021-01-05
Updated at: 2021-01-12
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Impact of species diversity, stand age and environmental factors on leaf litter decomposition in subtropical forests in China

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Tree diversity is considered to influence decomposition either by changing environmental conditions or by non-additive litter mixture effects. Thus, we examined the influence of tree species richness, forest age and environmental factors on single...

Id: 164
Users: 14
Datafiles: 7
Attachments: 0
Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2016-01-08
Updated at: 2016-01-08

Predator assemblage structure and temporal variability of species richness and abundance in forests of high tree diversity (doi:10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00876.x)

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Assemblage composition and temporal dynamics in species richness and abundance of epigeic spiders in relation to woody plant diversity and stand age in the CSPs

Id: 31
Users: 4
Datafiles: 1
Attachments: 2
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2011-07-12
Updated at: 2015-04-25

Harmonizing, annotating, and sharing data in biodiversity-ecosystem functioning research

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1. The new, integrative research field of biodiversity – ecosystem functioning (BEF) depends on close collaboration between researchers from different disciplines working on different scales in time, space, as well as taxon resolution. Data can de...

Id: 54
Users: 2
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 1
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-01-01
Updated at: 2015-05-07

A generic structure for plant trait databases. doi:10.1111/j.2041-210X.2010.00067.x

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[18] Kattge, J., Ogle, K., Bönisch, G., Diaz, S., Lavorel, S., Madin, J., Nadrowski, K., et al. (2011). A generic structure for plant trait databases. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 2, 202-213. (no. prop.)

Id: 42
Users: 1
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 1
Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-02-02
Updated at: 2013-01-18

Tree species traits but not diversity mitigate stem breakage in a subtropical forest following a rare and extreme ice storm

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Future climates are likely to include extreme events, which in turn have great impacts on ecological systems. In this study, we investigated possible effects that could mitigate stem breakage caused by a rare and extreme ice storm in a Chinese sub...

Id: 7
Users: 33
Datafiles: 11
Attachments: 1
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-03-16
Updated at: 2016-12-10

Is forest diversity driving ecosystem function and service? doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2010.02.003

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Nadrowski, K., Wirth, C., & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. (2010). Is forest diversity driving ecosystem function and service? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2(1-2), 75-79. doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2010.02.003

Id: 33
Users: 3
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 1
Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-02-01
Updated at: 2013-01-18

Community assembly during secondary forest succession in a Chinese subtropical forest. doi:10.1890/09-2172.1

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[5] Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Both, S., Fang, T., Assmann, T., Baruffol, M., Bauhus, J., Buscot, F., Chen, X.-Y., Ding, B.-Y., Durka, W., Erfmeier, A., Fischer, M., Geißler, C., Guo, D., Guo, L.-D., Härdtle, W., He, J.-S., Hector, A., Kröber, W....

Id: 35
Users: 39
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 1
Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-02-01
Updated at: 2013-01-18

Identifiers in e-Science platforms for ecological research (http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:14-qucosa-101319)

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In the emerging Web of Data, publishing stable and unique identifiers promises great potential in using the web as common platform to discover and enrich data in the ecologic sciences. With our collaborative e-Science platform “BEFdata”, we genera...

Id: 53
Users: 3
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 1
Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-05-11
Updated at: 2013-01-19

Using Kepler Workflows In Ecology (Contribution to the annual meeting of the GfÖ)

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A workflow about carbon stocks in the BEF-China experiment was created and vizualized via Kepler. Several means like complexity, quality and variable usage were created to measure the Kepler workflow itself. These measures can help to decide where...

Id: 73
Users: 2
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 1
Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-05-22
Updated at: 2015-03-09

Readable workflows need simple data

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Sharing scientific analyses via workflows has the potential to improve the reproducibility of research results as they allow complex tasks to be split into smaller pieces and give a visual access to the flow of data between the components of an an...

Id: 139
Users: 4
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 0
Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2015-01-27
Updated at: 2015-01-27

Designing forest biodiversity experiments: general considerations illustrated by a new large experiment in subtropical China

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Biodiversity–ecosystem functioning (BEF) experiments address ecosystem-level consequences of species loss by comparing communities of high species richness with communities from which species have been gradually eliminated. BEF experiments origina...

Id: 137
Users: 36
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 0
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2015-01-27
Updated at: 2017-06-16

rBEFdata: Documenting data exchange and analysis for a collaborative data management platform

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We are witnessing a growing gap separating primary research data from derived data products presented as knowledge in publications. Although journals today more often require the underlying data products used to derive the results as a prerequisit...

Id: 79
Users: 16
Datafiles: 3
Attachments: 0
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2013-04-23
Updated at: 2015-05-07

On the combined effect of soil fertility and topography on tree growth in subtropical forest ecosystems - a study from SE China

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Aims The aim of our research was to understand small-scale effects of topography and soil fertility on tree growth in a forest biodiversity and ecosystem functioning (BEF) experiment in subtropical SE China. Methods Geomorphometric terrain an...

Id: 192
Users: 23
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 0
Board: Prep
State: Accepted
Created at: 2016-11-03
Updated at: 2016-11-03

Community assembly of ectomycorrhizal fungi along a subtropical secondary forest succession

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 Environmental selection and dispersal limitation are two of the primary processes structuring biotic communities in ecosystems, but little is known about these processes in shaping the soil microbial community during secondary forest succession....

Id: 50
Users: 26
Datafiles: 16
Attachments: 1
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2012-02-23
Updated at: 2015-04-25

The effect of microclimate on wood decay is indirectly altered by tree species diversity in a litterbag study

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Aims: We studied the influence of tree species diversity on the dynamics of coarse wood decomposition in developing forest communities in a natural, topographically heterogeneous landscape. Using the litter bag technique we investigated how and to...

Id: 170
Users: 9
Datafiles: 5
Attachments: 0
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2016-02-17
Updated at: 2018-02-17

Maintenance of constant functional diversity during secondary succession of a subtropical forest in China

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Questions Does the importance of biotic interactions between tree species increase during secondary forest succession? Do functional trait values become increasingly divergent from early towards late successional stages and how is functional di...

Id: 11
Users: 4
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 1
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-04-30
Updated at: 2017-02-09

Leaf trait-environment relationships in a subtropical broadleaved forest in South-East China

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Although trait analyses have become more important in community ecology, trait-environment correlations have rarely been studied along successional gradients. We asked which environmental variables had the strongest impact on intraspecific and int...

Id: 12
Users: 5
Datafiles: 0
Attachments: 2
Board: Final
State: Accepted
Created at: 2010-04-30
Updated at: 2017-02-09
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