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Classifying Subtropical Forests of South Africa: Data Sources and Methods


MUCINA Ladislav TICHÝ Lubomír VAN NIEKERK Adriaan

Year of publication 2018
Type Chapter of a book
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Science

Description This chapter describes standard protocol for vegetation surveys in forests, focused on the identification and description of forest plant communities (and their groupings). The protocol uses spatial data on the distribution of forests as basis for the selection of targeted sampling sites, the methodology of the field vegetation (and environment) sampling, the procedures aimed at numerical data analysis, and the tools of the formal description of vegetation types in forests.
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