G-TREE: Global Treeline Range Expansion Experiment Davos, Switzerland

G-TREE is a global research network composed of 40 arctic and alpine researchers from around the world. This summer, our field experiment will be established at numerous sites across Canada, France, Norway, Spain, the United States, and Venezuela. Other sites are being developed in Russia, Scotland, and Sweden.

The Stillberg research area is located in the Eastern Swiss Alps near Davos, Switzerland. The site has been used for several long-term monitoring as well as experimental studies for the last four decades. Our G-TREE experiment consists of a lowest site located in a subalpine Larch-Spruce forest (Larici-Picetum) dominated by Larix decidua and Picea abies (1930 m a.s.l.), a transition zone site dominated by alpine shrubs (2100 m a.s.l.), and an uppermost site in an alpine meadow with some dwarf shrubs (2390 m a.s.l.).

Funding Information:

This work was supported by:
  • Funding information not available.

Citation:

Frei, Esther R.; Bebi, Peter; Dawes, Melissa A.; Rixen, Christian (2018). G-TREE: Global Treeline Range Expansion Experiment Davos, Switzerland. WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF. doi:10.16904/envidat.42.

DataCite ISO 19139 GCMD DIF README.txt BibTex RIS

Data and Resources

Metadata

Field Values
DOI 10.16904/envidat.42
Publication State Published
Authors
  • Email: esther.freifoo(at)wsl.ch ORCID: 0000-0003-1910-7900 Given Name: Esther R. Family Name: Frei Affiliation: Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
  • Email: bebifoo(at)slf.ch ORCID: 0000-0001-8868-6569 Given Name: Peter Family Name: Bebi Affiliation: WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
  • Email: melissa.dawesfoo(at)wsl.ch ORCID: 0000-0003-4919-0151 Given Name: Melissa A. Family Name: Dawes Affiliation: Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
  • Email: rixenfoo(at)slf.ch ORCID: 0000-0002-2486-9988 Given Name: Christian Family Name: Rixen Affiliation: WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
Contact Person Given Name: Esther R. Family Name: Frei Email: esther.freifoo(at)wsl.ch Affiliation: Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL ORCID: 0000-0003-1910-7900
Subtitles
Publication Publisher: WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF Year: 2018
Dates
  • Type: Created Date: 2010-08-07 End Date: 2010-01-10
Version 1.0
Type Dataset
General Type Dataset
Language English
Location Davos, Switzerland
Content License ODbL with Database Contents License (DbCL)    [Open Data]
Last Updated November 3, 2019, 16:58 (UTC)
Created November 15, 2016, 16:00 (UTC)

Custom Metadata

Custom Field Values
dora_link
restricted true