BD - Biodiversity

Form: DBH - Tree information, species, dbh, status (dead or alive) - (optional: tree coordinates)

Active since: 2004 Last change: 2004

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!Sequence; country; plot; subplot; date_survey; tree; dbh; tree_status; distance; azimuth; tree_species; decay; other_obs

POSITION FIELD DESCRIPTION
1 Sequence

Description: Continuous number to identify the line of the submitted file
Format: I
2 country

DB Column: code_country
Description: ID of the country
Format: I
Dictionary: d_country
3 plot

DB Column: code_plot
Description: Observation plot number
Remarks: A unique number (per country) given to the permanent plot during the selection or installation
Format: I
4 subplot
K

DB Column: bd_subplot
Description: BioSoil subplot
Remarks: 1,2,3
Format: I
5 date_survey (DDMMYY)
K

Description: Date of survey
Remarks: E.g. '9th October 2012' = '091012'
Format: Date
6 tree
K

DB Column: tree_number
Description: Tree number
Format: I
Explanatory Item: 41
7 dbh (cm)

DB Column: dw_dbh
Description: Diameter Breast Height (DBH)
Remarks: Diameter in height 1.3m
Format: F
8 tree_status

DB Column: code_tree_status
Description: Status of tree
Format: I
Dictionary: d_tree_status
9 distance (m)

Description: Distance between the BioSoil plot centre and the tree
Format: F
10 azimuth (degree)

Description: Azimuth (Compass direction) from the centre of the BioSoil plot to the tree
Remarks: 360 degree (North=0)
Format: I
11 tree_species

DB Column: code_tree_species
Description: Coded tree species
Format: I
Dictionary: d_tree_spec
12 decay

DB Column: code_decay
Description: Decay class of the deadwood
Remarks: Only for standing and lying dead trees
Format: I
Dictionary: d_decay
13 other_obs (FREE TEXT)

Description: Supplementary comments
Format: C