Exploratory plot descriptors - tree data - Italy

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Dataset Abstract

This dataset contains the location, size and species of the trees in each plot.

Spatial Extent

Italy

Temporal Extent

The focal tree species in Italy are Quercus cerris, Quercus ilex, Castanea sativa, Quercus petraea and Ostrya carpinifolia

Data Analysis

2013-05-16: ITA03 tree 25 and ITA07 tree 40 - missing trees removed from the file. ITA23 tree 28 and ITA36 tree 63 - DBH corrected to 11cm (both). 2013-06-13: added target column.

2016-05-26: ITA27 tree number 9 (QUEPET) - DcX corrected to 4.5 (it was 45).

Data columns available in the raw data part of this dataset

PlotID
Unique plot id
Data group: Exploratory plot id
Values
ITA04
ITA01
ITA03
ITA02
ITA05
TreeNumber
Unique tree number
Data group: Tree number
Values
100
11
12
10
1
SpeciesCode
Tree species code
Data group: Tree species code
Values
ARBUNE
CARBET
ACEMON
CASSAT
ACECAM
Species
Tree species
Data group: Tree species
Values
Castanea sativa
Carpinus betulus
Arbutus unedo
Acer monspessulanum
Acer campestre
Focal
Is this a focal species in the region
Data group: Helper
Values
1
0
Target
Is this a target tree in the plot
Data group: Helper
Values
0
1
DBH
DBH
Unit: m
Data group: Tree size
Values
0.08
0.09
0.075
0.022
0.085
x
x coordinate
Unit: m
Data group: Tree coordinate
Values
0.038783559
0.036226018
0
-0.019279491
0.0225049
y
y coordinate
Unit: m
Data group: Tree coordinate
Values
0
0.06954
0.038
0.000634496
-0.01479238
height
height
Unit: m
Data group: Tree size
Values
10.1
10
10.3
10.2
10.4
BaseLiveCrown
Base of the live crown
Unit: m
Data group: Tree size
Values
10.1
10.2
0.5
1
10
DcX
Crown diameter X axis
Unit: m
Data group: Tree size
Values
0.5
10
1
0
11
DcY
Crown diameter Y axis
Unit: m
Data group: Tree size
Values
10
0
1
11
0.5
Kraft
Kraft
Data group: Performance
Values
2
1
4
5
3
Quality
Quality
Data group: Performance
Values
3
5
2
1
4
Dead
Is the tree dead
Data group: Performance
Values
0
1
BasalArea
The basal area of the tree (DBH/2)^2*3.142
Unit: m^2
Data group: Tree size
Values
0.00636255
0.0044184375
0.0050272
0.005675237500000001
0.00038018199999999996
CrownCrossSectionalArea
The cross sectional area of the crown: calculated from the average crown diameter measurement
Unit: m^2
Data group: Tree size
Values
0.196375
103.882375
0.44184375
0
0.7855
Observation
Observation
Data group: Helper
Values
15 +3 stems QUEILE d=5, h=5
10 +1stem d=4.5, h=9
11 +2 stems d=7, h=11
1 +3 stems d=7, h=12
11 + 1 stem QUEILE d=5, h=5
NoteSiteManagers
Comment from the site manager
Data group: Helper
Values
erroneous identification: species ?
erroneous: identification to be confirmed by field inspection
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
erroneous identification: species ??
erroneous identification: Sorbus domestica
Result of Field check and date
Result of Field check and date
Data group: Helper
Values
confirmed, 18.2.13
Carpinus betulus, 5.2.13
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 20.3.13
Acer monspessulanum, 18.3.13
Acer monspessulanum, 5.2.13