University of Amsterdam (NL) - Páramo vegetation research, Talamanca Cordillera, Costa Rica
Research was led by Dr. Antoine M. Cleef from University of Amsterdam and Dr. Adelaida Chaverri Polini from National University of Costa Rica. The authors studied the phytosociology and phytogeography at the National Park Chirripó, located in the Talamanca mountain range. The project aimed to know the páramo communities of Central America, as the first approach to protect this ecosystem in Costa Rica. The study provide information on the occurrence and location of 724 plant species from the Paramo in this area collected in 45 releves. For the purpose of the GBIF data-publishing, vegetation releve data were converted into species occurrence data.
Purpose 1: Data in TurboVeg Purpose 2: data converted to species occurrence. Data repatriation to Colombia to be used in actual research.
Date range: Jan 1, 1983 - Jan 1, 1983
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Apr 15, 2013