Tierberg Karoo Research Station - South Africa

Basic Information
Site Name
Tierberg Karoo Research Station
Short name
TKRS
Country
South Africa
Operating Organisation
Site Description
Tierberg Karoo Research Station (TKRS) is a Long Term Ecological Research field facility available for use by organisations involved in research and tertiary education in the natural sciences. The field site comprises 100 ha of natural Karoo shrubland situated in the Karoo Biome. The field site has been fenced to exclude domestic livestock since July 1987. Studies of plant, bird and small mammal populations at this site have contributed substantially to present conceptual understanding of ecological process in the Karoo and provide valuable baselines for research.
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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1987
Observed properties
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Geographic
Size
100.00ha
Elevation (average)
780.00msl
Elevation (min)
780.00msl
Elevation (max)
780.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
SAEON (LTER-SAF-ZA-12)This site is a verified "SAEON" member.
GERIThis site is a verified "GERI" member.
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