Appennino centrale: Velino-Duchessa - Italy

Basic Information
Site Name
Appennino centrale: Velino-Duchessa
Short name
IT01-002-T
Country
Italy
Site Manager
Site Description
The site consists of “orographic islands” in Central Mediterranean basin, along the Apennines mountain range. Since 1993, vegetation is detected at six high elevation permanent plots (research station of Mount Sevice, Mount Velino) and (since 2005) at additional 55 plots along two elevation transects (SW slope of Mount Morrone), including primary and secondary grasslands, beech forests and alpine tundra. Since 2014, micro-climate data are continuisly registered at the high elevation station,
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2024-02-20 10:02:35

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1993
Observed properties
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER Italia (Italy) (LTER_EU_IT_025)This site is a verified "LTER Italia (Italy)" member.
Photos
map of nested plots
map of nested plots
permanents plots M. Sevice
permanents plots M. Sevice
permanents plots M. Sevice
permanents plots M. Sevice
permanents plots M. Sevice (tundra)
permanents plots M. Sevice (tundra)
permanents plots M. Sevice (tundra)
permanents plots M. Sevice (tundra)
Geographic
Centroid/Representative Coordinates

Latitude: 42.156928 Longitude: 13.3682

Size
~480.00ha
Elevation (average)
2145.00msl
Elevation (min)
1807.00msl
Elevation (max)
2450.00msl
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