DFG_Biodiversity_Exploratory_Hainich-Duen - Germany

Basic Information
Site Name
DFG_Biodiversity_Exploratory_Hainich-Duen
Short name
DFG_Explor_Hainich-Duen
Country
Germany
Site Manager
Site Description
The Hainich-Dün region is situated in the west of Thuringia close to the border to Hessen. It consists of the forest region Hainich in the south, and the Dün region in the north, connected by the Obere Eichsfeld. The Hainich with its 16,000 ha is one of the largest closed forest areas in Germany that is dominated by broad-leaved trees. The National Park Hainich, founded in 1997, is located at the southern edge of this region and covers an area of 7600 ha.
Last modified
2023-07-25 09:07:56

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2006
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER-D (Germany) (LTER_EU_DE_016_002)This site is a verified "LTER-D (Germany)" member.
Projects
Photos
Malaise trap on a grassland plot in the Exploratory Hainich
Malaise trap on a grassland plot in the Exploratory Hainich
Malaise trap
Malaise trap
Malaise trap on a forest plot in the Exploratory Hainich
Malaise trap on a forest plot in the Exploratory Hainich
Forest in the Exploratory Hainich
Forest in the Exploratory Hainich
Geographic
Centroid/Representative Coordinates

Latitude: 51.158 Longitude: 10.4762

Size
~156100.00ha
Elevation (average)
400.00msl
Elevation (min)
285.00msl
Elevation (max)
550.00msl
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Centroid/representative coordinates [.shp] [.kml]