Brocken Natural Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Brocken Natural Forest

Reference: P. Meyer, P. Janda, M. Mikolás, V. Trotsiuk, F. Krumm, H. Mrhalová, M. Synek, J. Lábusová, D. Kraus, J. Brandes, and M. Svoboda. 2017. A matter of time: self-regulated tree regeneration in a natural Norway spruce (Picea abies) forest at Mt. Brocken, Germany. European Journal of Forest Research 136:907-921 [ER 2809]
Country: Germany

Coordinate: 51° 48' N, 10° 37' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "app. 225 ha on the eastern slope of Mt. Brocken at an elevation of between 950 and 1030 m... in the Harz National Park"
coordinate based on Brocken
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate coniferous forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 2.9
MAP: 1814.0
Habitat comments: "primeval forest... the 15 plots consisted solely of Norway spruce"
Life forms: trees
Sites: 15
Site area: 1.500
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 332
Years: 2014
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: 28.3000 per ha
Sampling comments: "15 circular plots (0.1 ha)" that are closely spaced
count is of living trees only and excludes numerous snags
Sample: 3049
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-07-12 16:24:09
Modified: 2018-07-12 16:24:09
Abundance distribution
1 species
0 singletons
total count 332
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: NULL
geometric series k:
Hurlbert's PIE: 1.0000
Shannon's H: 0.0000
Good's u: 0.0000