Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but converge over time

  • Lourens Poorter (Creator)
  • Danaë Rozendaal (Creator)
  • Frans Bongers (Creator)
  • Jarcilene S. Almeida-cortez (Data Collector)
  • Angélica María Almeyda Zambrano (Data Collector)
  • Francisco S. Álvarez (Data Collector)
  • José Luís Andrade (Data Collector)
  • Luis Felipe Arreola Villa (Data Collector)
  • Patricia Balvanera (Data Collector)
  • Justin M. Becknell (Data Collector)
  • Tony V. Bentos (Data Collector)
  • Radika Bhaskar (Data Collector)
  • Vanessa Boukili (Data Collector)
  • Pedro H.S. Brancalion (Data Collector)
  • Eben N. Broadbent (Data Collector)
  • Ricardo Gomes César (Data Collector)
  • Jerome Chave (Data Collector)
  • Robin L. Chazdon (Data Collector)
  • Gabriel Dalla Colletta (Data Collector)
  • Dylan Craven (Data Collector)
  • Ben H.J. de Jong (Data Collector)
  • Julie S. Denslow (Data Collector)
  • Daisy H. Dent (Data Collector)
  • Saara J. DeWalt (Data Collector)
  • Elisa Díaz García (Data Collector)
  • Juan M. Dupuy (Data Collector)
  • Sandra M. Durán (Data Collector)
  • Mário Marcos Do Espírito Santo (Data Collector)
  • María C. Fandiño (Data Collector)
  • Geraldo Wilson Fernandes (Data Collector)
  • Bryan Finegan (Data Collector)
  • Vanessa Granda Moser (Data Collector)
  • Jefferson S. Hall (Data Collector)
  • José Luis Hernández-Stefanoni (Data Collector)
  • A.C. Jakovac (National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA), Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) (Data Collector)
  • André B. Junqueira (Data Collector)
  • Deborah Kennard (Data Collector)
  • Edwin Lebrija-Trejos (Data Collector)
  • Susan G. Letcher (Data Collector)
  • Madelon Lohbeck (Data Collector)
  • Omar R. Lopez (Data Collector)
  • Erika Marín-spiotta (Data Collector)
  • Miguel Martínez-Ramos (Data Collector)
  • Sebastião Venâncio Martins (Data Collector)
  • Paulo E.S. Massoca (Data Collector)
  • Jorge A. Meave (Data Collector)
  • R.C.G. Mesquita (Data Collector)
  • Francisco Mora (Data Collector)
  • Vanessa De Souza Moreno (Data Collector)
  • Sandra C. Müller (Data Collector)
  • Rodrigo Muñoz (Data Collector)
  • Robert Muscarella (Data Collector)
  • Silvio Nolasco De Oliveira Neto (Data Collector)
  • Yule Roberta Ferreira Nunes (Data Collector)
  • S. Ochoa-Gaona (Data Collector)
  • Horacio Paz (Data Collector)
  • Marielos Pena Claros (Data Collector)
  • Daniel Piotto (Data Collector)
  • Jorge Ruíz (Data Collector)
  • Lucía Sanaphre-villanueva (Data Collector)
  • Arturo Sanchez-azofeifa (Data Collector)
  • Naomi B. Schwartz (Data Collector)
  • Marc K. Steininger (Data Collector)
  • William Wayt Thomas (Data Collector)
  • Marisol Toledo (Data Collector)
  • Maria Uriarte (Data Collector)
  • Michiel Van Breugel (Data Collector)
  • Hans van der Wal (Data Collector)

Dataset

Description

We analyse how community wood density (WD) recovers during secondary tropical forest succession. In wet forests succession proceeds from low to high WD, in dry forests from high to low WD, resulting in convergence of community WD of dry and wet forests over time, as vegetation cover builds up.
Date made available9 Apr 2019
PublisherWageningen University & Research
  • Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but converge over time

    Poorter, L., Rozendaal, D. M. A., Bongers, F., de Almeida-Cortez, J. S., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Álvarez, F. S., Andrade, J. L., Villa, L. F. A., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J. M., Bentos, T. V., Bhaskar, R., Boukili, V., Brancalion, P. H. S., Broadbent, E. N., César, R. G., Chave, J., Chazdon, R. L., Colletta, G. D., Craven, D. & 59 others, de Jong, B. H. J., Denslow, J. S., Dent, D. H., DeWalt, S. J., García, E. D., Dupuy, J. M., Durán, S. M., Espírito Santo, M. M., Fandiño, M. C., Fernandes, G. W., Finegan, B., Moser, V. G., Hall, J. S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J. L., Jakovac, C. C., Junqueira, A. B., Kennard, D., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Letcher, S. G., Lohbeck, M., Lopez, O. R., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Martins, S. V., Massoca, P. E. S., Meave, J. A., Mesquita, R., Mora, F., de Souza Moreno, V., Müller, S. C., Muñoz, R., Muscarella, R., de Oliveira Neto, S. N., Nunes, Y. R. F., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Paz, H., Peña-Claros, M., Piotto, D., Ruíz, J., Sanaphre-Villanueva, L., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Schwartz, N. B., Steininger, M. K., Thomas, W. W., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., Utrera, L. P., van Breugel, M., van der Sande, M. T., van der Wal, H., Veloso, M. D. M., Vester, H. F. M., Vieira, I. C. G., Villa, P. M., Williamson, G. B., Wright, S. J., Zanini, K. J., Zimmerman, J. K. & Westoby, M., 22 Apr 2019, In: Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, p. 928-934

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