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Evergreen broad-leaved forest on Mount Lopei, Taiwan

Source of data

Hsieh et al. (1998)

Description of the dataset


Environmental variables

Name of variable Description
pH soil pH
OC organic carbon
N available N (nitrogen)
P available P (phosphorus)
K available K (potassium)
EK exchangeable K (potassium)
ENa exchangeable Na (natrium)
ECa exchangeable Ca (calcium)
EMg exchangeable Mg (magnesium)
Al exchangeable Al (alluminium)
H exchangeable H
Elev elevation
Slope slope
Aspect aspect (folded values, 0-180°)
GEO geomoprhological (topographical) position
VEG vegetation type (1-4). See Hsieh et al. (1998) for details.

Data for download

File name File type Description
lopeishan80.xlsx Excel file Contains all data, including explanation and full scientific names of species abbreviations

Script for direct import of data to R

lopei.spe <- read.delim ('', row.names = 1)
lopei.env <- read.delim ('', row.names = 1)


  • Hsieh, C.-F., Chen, Z.-S., Hsu, Y.-M., Yang, K.-C. & Hsieh, T.-H. 1998. Altitudinal zonation of evergreen broad-leaved forest on Mount Lopei, Taiwan. Journal of Vegetation Science, 9: 201-212. pdf
en/data/lopei.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/09 23:04 by David Zelený