Effects of large herbivores on diversity of plants and soil microfauna.

Updated 2009-09-17

To monitor effects of hebivore grazing in established exclosures in west Greenland on diversity of plants and microarthropods in soil. One site in central west Greenland with caribou and one site in southern Greenland with sheep.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
2009 - 2010
Data collection
2009 -
Data processing
2009 - 2010
Data reporting
2009 - 2010

Contact information

Contact person
Peter Aastrup
Address
Peter Aastrup, PhD, Section Head and Senior Advisor National Environmental Research Institute Aarhus University P.O. Box 358, Frederiksborgvej 399, DK- 4000 Roskilde Denmark Direct telephone Telephone: +45 4630 1200 Cell phone: +45 2913 4181 http://www.dmu.dk/
Phone
:+45 4630 1935
Fax
+45 4630 1914
Email
kd.umd@ajp

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Biological effects
Climate change effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Soil/Humus

Geography

Regions studied
Greenland

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
no
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Other institutes involved in the project

Greenland Institute of Natural Resources

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