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sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots

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sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots. / Sabatini, Francesco Maria; Lenoir, Jonathan; Hattab, Tarek; Arnst, Elise Aimee; Chytrý, Milan; Dengler, Jürgen; De Ruffray, Patrice; Hennekens, Stephan M.; Jandt, Ute; Jansen, Florian; Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja; Kattge, Jens; Levesley, Aurora; Pillar, Valério D.; Purschke, Oliver; Sandel, Brody; Sultana, Fahmida; Aavik, Tsipe; Aćić, Svetlana; Acosta, Alicia T.R.; Agrillo, Emiliano; Alvarez, Miguel; Apostolova, Iva; Arfin Khan, Mohammed A.S.; Arroyo, Luzmila; Attorre, Fabio; Aubin, Isabelle; Banerjee, Arindam; Bauters, Marijn; Bergeron, Yves; Bergmeier, Erwin; Biurrun, Idoia; Bjorkman, Anne D.; Bonari, Gianmaria; Bondareva, Viktoria; Brunet, Jörg; Čarni, Andraž; Casella, Laura; Cayuela, Luis; Černý, Tomáš; Chepinoga, Victor; Csiky, János; Ćušterevska, Renata; De Bie, Els; de Gasper, André Luis; De Sanctis, Michele; Dimopoulos, Panayotis; Dolezal, Jiri; Dziuba, Tetiana; El-Sheikh, Mohamed Abd El Rouf Mousa; Enquist, Brian; Ewald, Jörg; Fazayeli, Farideh; Field, Richard; Finckh, Manfred; Gachet, Sophie; Galán-de-Mera, Antonio; Garbolino, Emmanuel; Gholizadeh, Hamid; Giorgis, Melisa; Golub, Valentin; Alsos, Inger Greve; Grytnes, John Arvid; Guerin, Gregory Richard; Gutiérrez, Alvaro G.; Haider, Sylvia; Hatim, Mohamed Z.; Hérault, Bruno; Hinojos Mendoza, Guillermo; Hölzel, Norbert; Homeier, Jürgen; Hubau, Wannes; Indreica, Adrian; Janssen, John A.M.; Jedrzejek, Birgit; Jentsch, Anke; Jürgens, Norbert; Kącki, Zygmunt; Kapfer, Jutta; Karger, Dirk Nikolaus; Kavgacı, Ali; Kearsley, Elizabeth; Kessler, Michael; Khanina, Larisa; Killeen, Timothy; Korolyuk, Andrey; Kreft, Holger; Kühl, Hjalmar S.; Kuzemko, Anna; Landucci, Flavia; Lengyel, Attila; Lens, Frederic; Lingner, Débora Vanessa; Liu, Hongyan; Lysenko, Tatiana; Mahecha, Miguel D.; Marcenò, Corrado; Martynenko, Vasiliy; Moeslund, Jesper Erenskjold; Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel; Mucina, Ladislav; Müller, Jonas V.; Munzinger, Jérôme; Naqinezhad, Alireza; Noroozi, Jalil; Nowak, Arkadiusz; Onyshchenko, Viktor; Overbeck, Gerhard E.; Pärtel, Meelis; Pauchard, Aníbal; Peet, Robert K.; Peñuelas, Josep; Pérez-Haase, Aaron; Peterka, Tomáš; Petřík, Petr; Peyre, Gwendolyn; Phillips, Oliver L.; Prokhorov, Vadim; Rašomavičius, Valerijus; Revermann, Rasmus; Rivas-Torres, Gonzalo; Rodwell, John S.; Ruprecht, Eszter; Rūsiņa, Solvita; Samimi, Cyrus; Schmidt, Marco; Schrodt, Franziska; Shan, Hanhuai; Shirokikh, Pavel; Šibík, Jozef; Šilc, Urban; Sklenář, Petr; Škvorc, Željko; Sparrow, Ben; Sperandii, Marta Gaia; Stančić, Zvjezdana; Svenning, Jens Christian; Tang, Zhiyao; Tang, Cindy Q.; Tsiripidis, Ioannis; Vanselow, Kim André; Vásquez Martínez, Rodolfo; Vassilev, Kiril; Vélez-Martin, Eduardo; Venanzoni, Roberto; Vibrans, Alexander Christian; Violle, Cyrille; Virtanen, Risto; von Wehrden, Henrik; Wagner, Viktoria; Walker, Donald A.; Waller, Donald M.; Wang, Hua Feng; Wesche, Karsten; Whitfeld, Timothy J.S.; Willner, Wolfgang; Wiser, Susan K.; Wohlgemuth, Thomas; Yamalov, Sergey; Zobel, Martin; Bruelheide, Helge.

I: Global Ecology and Biogeography, Bind 30, Nr. 9, 09.2021, s. 1740-1764.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Sabatini, FM, Lenoir, J, Hattab, T, Arnst, EA, Chytrý, M, Dengler, J, De Ruffray, P, Hennekens, SM, Jandt, U, Jansen, F, Jiménez-Alfaro, B, Kattge, J, Levesley, A, Pillar, VD, Purschke, O, Sandel, B, Sultana, F, Aavik, T, Aćić, S, Acosta, ATR, Agrillo, E, Alvarez, M, Apostolova, I, Arfin Khan, MAS, Arroyo, L, Attorre, F, Aubin, I, Banerjee, A, Bauters, M, Bergeron, Y, Bergmeier, E, Biurrun, I, Bjorkman, AD, Bonari, G, Bondareva, V, Brunet, J, Čarni, A, Casella, L, Cayuela, L, Černý, T, Chepinoga, V, Csiky, J, Ćušterevska, R, De Bie, E, de Gasper, AL, De Sanctis, M, Dimopoulos, P, Dolezal, J, Dziuba, T, El-Sheikh, MAERM, Enquist, B, Ewald, J, Fazayeli, F, Field, R, Finckh, M, Gachet, S, Galán-de-Mera, A, Garbolino, E, Gholizadeh, H, Giorgis, M, Golub, V, Alsos, IG, Grytnes, JA, Guerin, GR, Gutiérrez, AG, Haider, S, Hatim, MZ, Hérault, B, Hinojos Mendoza, G, Hölzel, N, Homeier, J, Hubau, W, Indreica, A, Janssen, JAM, Jedrzejek, B, Jentsch, A, Jürgens, N, Kącki, Z, Kapfer, J, Karger, DN, Kavgacı, A, Kearsley, E, Kessler, M, Khanina, L, Killeen, T, Korolyuk, A, Kreft, H, Kühl, HS, Kuzemko, A, Landucci, F, Lengyel, A, Lens, F, Lingner, DV, Liu, H, Lysenko, T, Mahecha, MD, Marcenò, C, Martynenko, V, Moeslund, JE, Monteagudo Mendoza, A, Mucina, L, Müller, JV, Munzinger, J, Naqinezhad, A, Noroozi, J, Nowak, A, Onyshchenko, V, Overbeck, GE, Pärtel, M, Pauchard, A, Peet, RK, Peñuelas, J, Pérez-Haase, A, Peterka, T, Petřík, P, Peyre, G, Phillips, OL, Prokhorov, V, Rašomavičius, V, Revermann, R, Rivas-Torres, G, Rodwell, JS, Ruprecht, E, Rūsiņa, S, Samimi, C, Schmidt, M, Schrodt, F, Shan, H, Shirokikh, P, Šibík, J, Šilc, U, Sklenář, P, Škvorc, Ž, Sparrow, B, Sperandii, MG, Stančić, Z, Svenning, JC, Tang, Z, Tang, CQ, Tsiripidis, I, Vanselow, KA, Vásquez Martínez, R, Vassilev, K, Vélez-Martin, E, Venanzoni, R, Vibrans, AC, Violle, C, Virtanen, R, von Wehrden, H, Wagner, V, Walker, DA, Waller, DM, Wang, HF, Wesche, K, Whitfeld, TJS, Willner, W, Wiser, SK, Wohlgemuth, T, Yamalov, S, Zobel, M & Bruelheide, H 2021, 'sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots', Global Ecology and Biogeography, bind 30, nr. 9, s. 1740-1764. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13346

APA

Sabatini, F. M., Lenoir, J., Hattab, T., Arnst, E. A., Chytrý, M., Dengler, J., De Ruffray, P., Hennekens, S. M., Jandt, U., Jansen, F., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Kattge, J., Levesley, A., Pillar, V. D., Purschke, O., Sandel, B., Sultana, F., Aavik, T., Aćić, S., ... Bruelheide, H. (2021). sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30(9), 1740-1764. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13346

CBE

Sabatini FM, Lenoir J, Hattab T, Arnst EA, Chytrý M, Dengler J, De Ruffray P, Hennekens SM, Jandt U, Jansen F, Jiménez-Alfaro B, Kattge J, Levesley A, Pillar VD, Purschke O, Sandel B, Sultana F, Aavik T, Aćić S, Acosta ATR, Agrillo E, Alvarez M, Apostolova I, Arfin Khan MAS, Arroyo L, Attorre F, Aubin I, Banerjee A, Bauters M, Bergeron Y, Bergmeier E, Biurrun I, Bjorkman AD, Bonari G, Bondareva V, Brunet J, Čarni A, Casella L, Cayuela L, Černý T, Chepinoga V, Csiky J, Ćušterevska R, De Bie E, de Gasper AL, De Sanctis M, Dimopoulos P, Dolezal J, Dziuba T, El-Sheikh MAERM, Enquist B, Ewald J, Fazayeli F, Field R, Finckh M, Gachet S, Galán-de-Mera A, Garbolino E, Gholizadeh H, Giorgis M, Golub V, Alsos IG, Grytnes JA, Guerin GR, Gutiérrez AG, Haider S, Hatim MZ, Hérault B, Hinojos Mendoza G, Hölzel N, Homeier J, Hubau W, Indreica A, Janssen JAM, Jedrzejek B, Jentsch A, Jürgens N, Kącki Z, Kapfer J, Karger DN, Kavgacı A, Kearsley E, Kessler M, Khanina L, Killeen T, Korolyuk A, Kreft H, Kühl HS, Kuzemko A, Landucci F, Lengyel A, Lens F, Lingner DV, Liu H, Lysenko T, Mahecha MD, Marcenò C, Martynenko V, Moeslund JE, Monteagudo Mendoza A, Mucina L, Müller JV, Munzinger J, Naqinezhad A, Noroozi J, Nowak A, Onyshchenko V, Overbeck GE, Pärtel M, Pauchard A, Peet RK, Peñuelas J, Pérez-Haase A, Peterka T, Petřík P, Peyre G, Phillips OL, Prokhorov V, Rašomavičius V, Revermann R, Rivas-Torres G, Rodwell JS, Ruprecht E, Rūsiņa S, Samimi C, Schmidt M, Schrodt F, Shan H, Shirokikh P, Šibík J, Šilc U, Sklenář P, Škvorc Ž, Sparrow B, Sperandii MG, Stančić Z, Svenning JC, Tang Z, Tang CQ, Tsiripidis I, Vanselow KA, Vásquez Martínez R, Vassilev K, Vélez-Martin E, Venanzoni R, Vibrans AC, Violle C, Virtanen R, von Wehrden H, Wagner V, Walker DA, Waller DM, Wang HF, Wesche K, Whitfeld TJS, Willner W, Wiser SK, Wohlgemuth T, Yamalov S, Zobel M, Bruelheide H. 2021. sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 30(9):1740-1764. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13346

MLA

Sabatini, Francesco Maria o.a.. "sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots". Global Ecology and Biogeography. 2021, 30(9). 1740-1764. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13346

Vancouver

Sabatini FM, Lenoir J, Hattab T, Arnst EA, Chytrý M, Dengler J o.a. sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 2021 sep;30(9):1740-1764. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13346

Author

Sabatini, Francesco Maria ; Lenoir, Jonathan ; Hattab, Tarek ; Arnst, Elise Aimee ; Chytrý, Milan ; Dengler, Jürgen ; De Ruffray, Patrice ; Hennekens, Stephan M. ; Jandt, Ute ; Jansen, Florian ; Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja ; Kattge, Jens ; Levesley, Aurora ; Pillar, Valério D. ; Purschke, Oliver ; Sandel, Brody ; Sultana, Fahmida ; Aavik, Tsipe ; Aćić, Svetlana ; Acosta, Alicia T.R. ; Agrillo, Emiliano ; Alvarez, Miguel ; Apostolova, Iva ; Arfin Khan, Mohammed A.S. ; Arroyo, Luzmila ; Attorre, Fabio ; Aubin, Isabelle ; Banerjee, Arindam ; Bauters, Marijn ; Bergeron, Yves ; Bergmeier, Erwin ; Biurrun, Idoia ; Bjorkman, Anne D. ; Bonari, Gianmaria ; Bondareva, Viktoria ; Brunet, Jörg ; Čarni, Andraž ; Casella, Laura ; Cayuela, Luis ; Černý, Tomáš ; Chepinoga, Victor ; Csiky, János ; Ćušterevska, Renata ; De Bie, Els ; de Gasper, André Luis ; De Sanctis, Michele ; Dimopoulos, Panayotis ; Dolezal, Jiri ; Dziuba, Tetiana ; El-Sheikh, Mohamed Abd El Rouf Mousa ; Enquist, Brian ; Ewald, Jörg ; Fazayeli, Farideh ; Field, Richard ; Finckh, Manfred ; Gachet, Sophie ; Galán-de-Mera, Antonio ; Garbolino, Emmanuel ; Gholizadeh, Hamid ; Giorgis, Melisa ; Golub, Valentin ; Alsos, Inger Greve ; Grytnes, John Arvid ; Guerin, Gregory Richard ; Gutiérrez, Alvaro G. ; Haider, Sylvia ; Hatim, Mohamed Z. ; Hérault, Bruno ; Hinojos Mendoza, Guillermo ; Hölzel, Norbert ; Homeier, Jürgen ; Hubau, Wannes ; Indreica, Adrian ; Janssen, John A.M. ; Jedrzejek, Birgit ; Jentsch, Anke ; Jürgens, Norbert ; Kącki, Zygmunt ; Kapfer, Jutta ; Karger, Dirk Nikolaus ; Kavgacı, Ali ; Kearsley, Elizabeth ; Kessler, Michael ; Khanina, Larisa ; Killeen, Timothy ; Korolyuk, Andrey ; Kreft, Holger ; Kühl, Hjalmar S. ; Kuzemko, Anna ; Landucci, Flavia ; Lengyel, Attila ; Lens, Frederic ; Lingner, Débora Vanessa ; Liu, Hongyan ; Lysenko, Tatiana ; Mahecha, Miguel D. ; Marcenò, Corrado ; Martynenko, Vasiliy ; Moeslund, Jesper Erenskjold ; Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel ; Mucina, Ladislav ; Müller, Jonas V. ; Munzinger, Jérôme ; Naqinezhad, Alireza ; Noroozi, Jalil ; Nowak, Arkadiusz ; Onyshchenko, Viktor ; Overbeck, Gerhard E. ; Pärtel, Meelis ; Pauchard, Aníbal ; Peet, Robert K. ; Peñuelas, Josep ; Pérez-Haase, Aaron ; Peterka, Tomáš ; Petřík, Petr ; Peyre, Gwendolyn ; Phillips, Oliver L. ; Prokhorov, Vadim ; Rašomavičius, Valerijus ; Revermann, Rasmus ; Rivas-Torres, Gonzalo ; Rodwell, John S. ; Ruprecht, Eszter ; Rūsiņa, Solvita ; Samimi, Cyrus ; Schmidt, Marco ; Schrodt, Franziska ; Shan, Hanhuai ; Shirokikh, Pavel ; Šibík, Jozef ; Šilc, Urban ; Sklenář, Petr ; Škvorc, Željko ; Sparrow, Ben ; Sperandii, Marta Gaia ; Stančić, Zvjezdana ; Svenning, Jens Christian ; Tang, Zhiyao ; Tang, Cindy Q. ; Tsiripidis, Ioannis ; Vanselow, Kim André ; Vásquez Martínez, Rodolfo ; Vassilev, Kiril ; Vélez-Martin, Eduardo ; Venanzoni, Roberto ; Vibrans, Alexander Christian ; Violle, Cyrille ; Virtanen, Risto ; von Wehrden, Henrik ; Wagner, Viktoria ; Walker, Donald A. ; Waller, Donald M. ; Wang, Hua Feng ; Wesche, Karsten ; Whitfeld, Timothy J.S. ; Willner, Wolfgang ; Wiser, Susan K. ; Wohlgemuth, Thomas ; Yamalov, Sergey ; Zobel, Martin ; Bruelheide, Helge. / sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots. I: Global Ecology and Biogeography. 2021 ; Bind 30, Nr. 9. s. 1740-1764.

Bibtex

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title = "sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots",
abstract = "Motivation: Assessing biodiversity status and trends in plant communities is critical for understanding, quantifying and predicting the effects of global change on ecosystems. Vegetation plots record the occurrence or abundance of all plant species co-occurring within delimited local areas. This allows species absences to be inferred, information seldom provided by existing global plant datasets. Although many vegetation plots have been recorded, most are not available to the global research community. A recent initiative, called {\textquoteleft}sPlot{\textquoteright}, compiled the first global vegetation plot database, and continues to grow and curate it. The sPlot database, however, is extremely unbalanced spatially and environmentally, and is not open-access. Here, we address both these issues by (a) resampling the vegetation plots using several environmental variables as sampling strata and (b) securing permission from data holders of 105 local-to-regional datasets to openly release data. We thus present sPlotOpen, the largest open-access dataset of vegetation plots ever released. sPlotOpen can be used to explore global diversity at the plant community level, as ground truth data in remote sensing applications, or as a baseline for biodiversity monitoring. Main types of variable contained: Vegetation plots (n = 95,104) recording cover or abundance of naturally co-occurring vascular plant species within delimited areas. sPlotOpen contains three partially overlapping resampled datasets (c. 50,000 plots each), to be used as replicates in global analyses. Besides geographical location, date, plot size, biome, elevation, slope, aspect, vegetation type, naturalness, coverage of various vegetation layers, and source dataset, plot-level data also include community-weighted means and variances of 18 plant functional traits from the TRY Plant Trait Database. Spatial location and grain: Global, 0.01–40,000 m². Time period and grain: 1888–2015, recording dates. Major taxa and level of measurement: 42,677 vascular plant taxa, plot-level records. Software format: Three main matrices (.csv), relationally linked.",
keywords = "big data, biodiversity, biogeography, database, functional traits, macroecology, vascular plants, vegetation plots",
author = "Sabatini, {Francesco Maria} and Jonathan Lenoir and Tarek Hattab and Arnst, {Elise Aimee} and Milan Chytr{\'y} and J{\"u}rgen Dengler and {De Ruffray}, Patrice and Hennekens, {Stephan M.} and Ute Jandt and Florian Jansen and Borja Jim{\'e}nez-Alfaro and Jens Kattge and Aurora Levesley and Pillar, {Val{\'e}rio D.} and Oliver Purschke and Brody Sandel and Fahmida Sultana and Tsipe Aavik and Svetlana A{\'c}i{\'c} and Acosta, {Alicia T.R.} and Emiliano Agrillo and Miguel Alvarez and Iva Apostolova and {Arfin Khan}, {Mohammed A.S.} and Luzmila Arroyo and Fabio Attorre and Isabelle Aubin and Arindam Banerjee and Marijn Bauters and Yves Bergeron and Erwin Bergmeier and Idoia Biurrun and Bjorkman, {Anne D.} and Gianmaria Bonari and Viktoria Bondareva and J{\"o}rg Brunet and Andra{\v z} {\v C}arni and Laura Casella and Luis Cayuela and Tom{\'a}{\v s} {\v C}ern{\'y} and Victor Chepinoga and J{\'a}nos Csiky and Renata {\'C}u{\v s}terevska and {De Bie}, Els and {de Gasper}, {Andr{\'e} Luis} and {De Sanctis}, Michele and Panayotis Dimopoulos and Jiri Dolezal and Tetiana Dziuba and El-Sheikh, {Mohamed Abd El Rouf Mousa} and Brian Enquist and J{\"o}rg Ewald and Farideh Fazayeli and Richard Field and Manfred Finckh and Sophie Gachet and Antonio Gal{\'a}n-de-Mera and Emmanuel Garbolino and Hamid Gholizadeh and Melisa Giorgis and Valentin Golub and Alsos, {Inger Greve} and Grytnes, {John Arvid} and Guerin, {Gregory Richard} and Guti{\'e}rrez, {Alvaro G.} and Sylvia Haider and Hatim, {Mohamed Z.} and Bruno H{\'e}rault and {Hinojos Mendoza}, Guillermo and Norbert H{\"o}lzel and J{\"u}rgen Homeier and Wannes Hubau and Adrian Indreica and Janssen, {John A.M.} and Birgit Jedrzejek and Anke Jentsch and Norbert J{\"u}rgens and Zygmunt K{\c a}cki and Jutta Kapfer and Karger, {Dirk Nikolaus} and Ali Kavgacı and Elizabeth Kearsley and Michael Kessler and Larisa Khanina and Timothy Killeen and Andrey Korolyuk and Holger Kreft and K{\"u}hl, {Hjalmar S.} and Anna Kuzemko and Flavia Landucci and Attila Lengyel and Frederic Lens and Lingner, {D{\'e}bora Vanessa} and Hongyan Liu and Tatiana Lysenko and Mahecha, {Miguel D.} and Corrado Marcen{\`o} and Vasiliy Martynenko and Moeslund, {Jesper Erenskjold} and {Monteagudo Mendoza}, Abel and Ladislav Mucina and M{\"u}ller, {Jonas V.} and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Munzinger and Alireza Naqinezhad and Jalil Noroozi and Arkadiusz Nowak and Viktor Onyshchenko and Overbeck, {Gerhard E.} and Meelis P{\"a}rtel and An{\'i}bal Pauchard and Peet, {Robert K.} and Josep Pe{\~n}uelas and Aaron P{\'e}rez-Haase and Tom{\'a}{\v s} Peterka and Petr Pet{\v r}{\'i}k and Gwendolyn Peyre and Phillips, {Oliver L.} and Vadim Prokhorov and Valerijus Ra{\v s}omavi{\v c}ius and Rasmus Revermann and Gonzalo Rivas-Torres and Rodwell, {John S.} and Eszter Ruprecht and Solvita Rūsiņa and Cyrus Samimi and Marco Schmidt and Franziska Schrodt and Hanhuai Shan and Pavel Shirokikh and Jozef {\v S}ib{\'i}k and Urban {\v S}ilc and Petr Sklen{\'a}{\v r} and {\v Z}eljko {\v S}kvorc and Ben Sparrow and Sperandii, {Marta Gaia} and Zvjezdana Stan{\v c}i{\'c} and Svenning, {Jens Christian} and Zhiyao Tang and Tang, {Cindy Q.} and Ioannis Tsiripidis and Vanselow, {Kim Andr{\'e}} and {V{\'a}squez Mart{\'i}nez}, Rodolfo and Kiril Vassilev and Eduardo V{\'e}lez-Martin and Roberto Venanzoni and Vibrans, {Alexander Christian} and Cyrille Violle and Risto Virtanen and {von Wehrden}, Henrik and Viktoria Wagner and Walker, {Donald A.} and Waller, {Donald M.} and Wang, {Hua Feng} and Karsten Wesche and Whitfeld, {Timothy J.S.} and Wolfgang Willner and Wiser, {Susan K.} and Thomas Wohlgemuth and Sergey Yamalov and Martin Zobel and Helge Bruelheide",
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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - sPlotOpen – An environmentally balanced, open-access, global dataset of vegetation plots

AU - Sabatini, Francesco Maria

AU - Lenoir, Jonathan

AU - Hattab, Tarek

AU - Arnst, Elise Aimee

AU - Chytrý, Milan

AU - Dengler, Jürgen

AU - De Ruffray, Patrice

AU - Hennekens, Stephan M.

AU - Jandt, Ute

AU - Jansen, Florian

AU - Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja

AU - Kattge, Jens

AU - Levesley, Aurora

AU - Pillar, Valério D.

AU - Purschke, Oliver

AU - Sandel, Brody

AU - Sultana, Fahmida

AU - Aavik, Tsipe

AU - Aćić, Svetlana

AU - Acosta, Alicia T.R.

AU - Agrillo, Emiliano

AU - Alvarez, Miguel

AU - Apostolova, Iva

AU - Arfin Khan, Mohammed A.S.

AU - Arroyo, Luzmila

AU - Attorre, Fabio

AU - Aubin, Isabelle

AU - Banerjee, Arindam

AU - Bauters, Marijn

AU - Bergeron, Yves

AU - Bergmeier, Erwin

AU - Biurrun, Idoia

AU - Bjorkman, Anne D.

AU - Bonari, Gianmaria

AU - Bondareva, Viktoria

AU - Brunet, Jörg

AU - Čarni, Andraž

AU - Casella, Laura

AU - Cayuela, Luis

AU - Černý, Tomáš

AU - Chepinoga, Victor

AU - Csiky, János

AU - Ćušterevska, Renata

AU - De Bie, Els

AU - de Gasper, André Luis

AU - De Sanctis, Michele

AU - Dimopoulos, Panayotis

AU - Dolezal, Jiri

AU - Dziuba, Tetiana

AU - El-Sheikh, Mohamed Abd El Rouf Mousa

AU - Enquist, Brian

AU - Ewald, Jörg

AU - Fazayeli, Farideh

AU - Field, Richard

AU - Finckh, Manfred

AU - Gachet, Sophie

AU - Galán-de-Mera, Antonio

AU - Garbolino, Emmanuel

AU - Gholizadeh, Hamid

AU - Giorgis, Melisa

AU - Golub, Valentin

AU - Alsos, Inger Greve

AU - Grytnes, John Arvid

AU - Guerin, Gregory Richard

AU - Gutiérrez, Alvaro G.

AU - Haider, Sylvia

AU - Hatim, Mohamed Z.

AU - Hérault, Bruno

AU - Hinojos Mendoza, Guillermo

AU - Hölzel, Norbert

AU - Homeier, Jürgen

AU - Hubau, Wannes

AU - Indreica, Adrian

AU - Janssen, John A.M.

AU - Jedrzejek, Birgit

AU - Jentsch, Anke

AU - Jürgens, Norbert

AU - Kącki, Zygmunt

AU - Kapfer, Jutta

AU - Karger, Dirk Nikolaus

AU - Kavgacı, Ali

AU - Kearsley, Elizabeth

AU - Kessler, Michael

AU - Khanina, Larisa

AU - Killeen, Timothy

AU - Korolyuk, Andrey

AU - Kreft, Holger

AU - Kühl, Hjalmar S.

AU - Kuzemko, Anna

AU - Landucci, Flavia

AU - Lengyel, Attila

AU - Lens, Frederic

AU - Lingner, Débora Vanessa

AU - Liu, Hongyan

AU - Lysenko, Tatiana

AU - Mahecha, Miguel D.

AU - Marcenò, Corrado

AU - Martynenko, Vasiliy

AU - Moeslund, Jesper Erenskjold

AU - Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel

AU - Mucina, Ladislav

AU - Müller, Jonas V.

AU - Munzinger, Jérôme

AU - Naqinezhad, Alireza

AU - Noroozi, Jalil

AU - Nowak, Arkadiusz

AU - Onyshchenko, Viktor

AU - Overbeck, Gerhard E.

AU - Pärtel, Meelis

AU - Pauchard, Aníbal

AU - Peet, Robert K.

AU - Peñuelas, Josep

AU - Pérez-Haase, Aaron

AU - Peterka, Tomáš

AU - Petřík, Petr

AU - Peyre, Gwendolyn

AU - Phillips, Oliver L.

AU - Prokhorov, Vadim

AU - Rašomavičius, Valerijus

AU - Revermann, Rasmus

AU - Rivas-Torres, Gonzalo

AU - Rodwell, John S.

AU - Ruprecht, Eszter

AU - Rūsiņa, Solvita

AU - Samimi, Cyrus

AU - Schmidt, Marco

AU - Schrodt, Franziska

AU - Shan, Hanhuai

AU - Shirokikh, Pavel

AU - Šibík, Jozef

AU - Šilc, Urban

AU - Sklenář, Petr

AU - Škvorc, Željko

AU - Sparrow, Ben

AU - Sperandii, Marta Gaia

AU - Stančić, Zvjezdana

AU - Svenning, Jens Christian

AU - Tang, Zhiyao

AU - Tang, Cindy Q.

AU - Tsiripidis, Ioannis

AU - Vanselow, Kim André

AU - Vásquez Martínez, Rodolfo

AU - Vassilev, Kiril

AU - Vélez-Martin, Eduardo

AU - Venanzoni, Roberto

AU - Vibrans, Alexander Christian

AU - Violle, Cyrille

AU - Virtanen, Risto

AU - von Wehrden, Henrik

AU - Wagner, Viktoria

AU - Walker, Donald A.

AU - Waller, Donald M.

AU - Wang, Hua Feng

AU - Wesche, Karsten

AU - Whitfeld, Timothy J.S.

AU - Willner, Wolfgang

AU - Wiser, Susan K.

AU - Wohlgemuth, Thomas

AU - Yamalov, Sergey

AU - Zobel, Martin

AU - Bruelheide, Helge

N1 - Publisher Copyright: © 2021 The Authors. Global Ecology and Biogeography published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

PY - 2021/9

Y1 - 2021/9

N2 - Motivation: Assessing biodiversity status and trends in plant communities is critical for understanding, quantifying and predicting the effects of global change on ecosystems. Vegetation plots record the occurrence or abundance of all plant species co-occurring within delimited local areas. This allows species absences to be inferred, information seldom provided by existing global plant datasets. Although many vegetation plots have been recorded, most are not available to the global research community. A recent initiative, called ‘sPlot’, compiled the first global vegetation plot database, and continues to grow and curate it. The sPlot database, however, is extremely unbalanced spatially and environmentally, and is not open-access. Here, we address both these issues by (a) resampling the vegetation plots using several environmental variables as sampling strata and (b) securing permission from data holders of 105 local-to-regional datasets to openly release data. We thus present sPlotOpen, the largest open-access dataset of vegetation plots ever released. sPlotOpen can be used to explore global diversity at the plant community level, as ground truth data in remote sensing applications, or as a baseline for biodiversity monitoring. Main types of variable contained: Vegetation plots (n = 95,104) recording cover or abundance of naturally co-occurring vascular plant species within delimited areas. sPlotOpen contains three partially overlapping resampled datasets (c. 50,000 plots each), to be used as replicates in global analyses. Besides geographical location, date, plot size, biome, elevation, slope, aspect, vegetation type, naturalness, coverage of various vegetation layers, and source dataset, plot-level data also include community-weighted means and variances of 18 plant functional traits from the TRY Plant Trait Database. Spatial location and grain: Global, 0.01–40,000 m². Time period and grain: 1888–2015, recording dates. Major taxa and level of measurement: 42,677 vascular plant taxa, plot-level records. Software format: Three main matrices (.csv), relationally linked.

AB - Motivation: Assessing biodiversity status and trends in plant communities is critical for understanding, quantifying and predicting the effects of global change on ecosystems. Vegetation plots record the occurrence or abundance of all plant species co-occurring within delimited local areas. This allows species absences to be inferred, information seldom provided by existing global plant datasets. Although many vegetation plots have been recorded, most are not available to the global research community. A recent initiative, called ‘sPlot’, compiled the first global vegetation plot database, and continues to grow and curate it. The sPlot database, however, is extremely unbalanced spatially and environmentally, and is not open-access. Here, we address both these issues by (a) resampling the vegetation plots using several environmental variables as sampling strata and (b) securing permission from data holders of 105 local-to-regional datasets to openly release data. We thus present sPlotOpen, the largest open-access dataset of vegetation plots ever released. sPlotOpen can be used to explore global diversity at the plant community level, as ground truth data in remote sensing applications, or as a baseline for biodiversity monitoring. Main types of variable contained: Vegetation plots (n = 95,104) recording cover or abundance of naturally co-occurring vascular plant species within delimited areas. sPlotOpen contains three partially overlapping resampled datasets (c. 50,000 plots each), to be used as replicates in global analyses. Besides geographical location, date, plot size, biome, elevation, slope, aspect, vegetation type, naturalness, coverage of various vegetation layers, and source dataset, plot-level data also include community-weighted means and variances of 18 plant functional traits from the TRY Plant Trait Database. Spatial location and grain: Global, 0.01–40,000 m². Time period and grain: 1888–2015, recording dates. Major taxa and level of measurement: 42,677 vascular plant taxa, plot-level records. Software format: Three main matrices (.csv), relationally linked.

KW - big data

KW - biodiversity

KW - biogeography

KW - database

KW - functional traits

KW - macroecology

KW - vascular plants

KW - vegetation plots

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85108379972&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1111/geb.13346

DO - 10.1111/geb.13346

M3 - Journal article

AN - SCOPUS:85108379972

VL - 30

SP - 1740

EP - 1764

JO - Global Ecology and Biogeography

JF - Global Ecology and Biogeography

SN - 1466-822X

IS - 9

ER -