Diversidad y abundancia de árboles a gran escala en los Américas: estudios de especímenes y parcelas juntos - Richard Condit

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Diversidad y abundancia de árboles a gran escala en los Américas: estudios de especímenes y parcelas juntos - Richard Condit

  1. 1. The rarest species of Colombia:Local abundance and range sizes Conservation of the most vulnerable Richard Condit1 1 SIGEO & Center for Tropical Forest Science Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Bogotá, Colombia, September 2011
  2. 2. Conservation of rare speciesTropical forest renowned for rarityHabitat heterogeneity relates to beta-diversity and range limits
  3. 3. Conservation of rare speciesTropical forest renowned for rarityHabitat heterogeneity relates to beta-diversity and range limits • Does Colombia have very rare species? • Does Andean heterogeneity lead to species with small ranges? • Are there ’hot spots’ where very rare species are concentrated?
  4. 4. Center for Tropical Forest Science: Smithsonian & Harvard SIGEO­CTFS: A network of forest censuses following common methods Wabikon HaliburtonHarvard Wytham China  Wind R CRC Thailand (x5) Yosemite Lilly­Dickey (x3) SERC Mudumalai Taiwan (x4) Luquillo Panama Palanan Hawaii Amacayacu Brunei (x3) Malaysia (x2) La Planada Korup Sinharaja (x3) Ituri (x2) Wanang Yasuní Manaus Rabi Singapore Robson Ck Cardoso 33 completed plots have data in a common database format on one of 4 servers  ­­ 3,802,654 trees (ie 3.80x106)  ­­ 9,073,531 measurements (ie 9.07x106) in 89 plot censuses
  5. 5. Center for Tropical Forest Science: Smithsonian & Harvard SIGEO­CTFS: A network of forest censuses following common methods Wabikon HaliburtonHarvard Wytham China  Wind R CRC Thailand (x5) Yosemite Lilly­Dickey (x3) SERC Mudumalai Taiwan (x4) Luquillo Panama Palanan Hawaii Amacayacu Brunei (x3) Malaysia (x2) La Planada Korup Sinharaja (x3) Ituri (x2) Wanang Yasuní Manaus Rabi Singapore Robson Ck Cardoso 33 completed plots have data in a common database format on one of 4 servers  ­­ 3,802,654 trees (ie 3.80x106)  ­­ 9,073,531 measurements (ie 9.07x106) in 89 plot censuses
  6. 6. CTFS South American census plots

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