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Intensive long term monitoring of forest ecosystems - trends

The main objective of the intensive forest monitoring network is to identify the cause and effect of change in forest ecosystems over a long time scale. Some of the emerging trends are outlined below for a range of different variables.

  • Litter collector
    Looking into a litter collector
  • Monitoring equipment
    Monitoring equipment at the Alice Holt Intensive Forest Monitoring plot