JOIN FORESTPLOTS combines the work and shared vision of thousands of partners across the globe. We all want this collaborative effort to continue and thrive, and so we have a code of conduct that we ask those interested in joining  to first read and sign.


To support the continued development of this community, please acknowledge the support of and associated networks in all publications using plots and cite these sources with the DOIs:
  •, Blundo, C., Carilla, J., Grau, R., Malizia, A., Malizia, L., Osinaga-Acosta, O., Bird, M., et al. 2021. Taking the pulse of Earth’s tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots. Biological Conservation 260 (2021) 108849.
  • Lopez‐Gonzalez, G., Lewis, S.L., Burkitt, M. and Phillips, O.L., 2011. ForestPlots. net: a web application and research tool to manage and analyse tropical forest plot data. Journal of Vegetation Science 22, 610–613.
  • Database. Date of extraction [day, month, year].
These citations should be included in the main body of the paper, and you must include the DOIs.
In addition, in any oral output that uses data from we ask that you publicly acknowledge the contributions of, associated networks, the plot PIs and those involved in developing the resource.

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