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Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe

9 Brasschaat – De Inslag (BE)

Brasschaat

eLTER TA site

  • Dominant ecosystem: Temperate coniferous forest
  • Access: 20 km from Antwerp (main station). All year round access by 4WD car
  • DEIMS site code: LTER_EU_BE_001

Brasschaat - De Inslag is a Scots pine forest research site, equipped with a meteorological tower and a permanent intensive forest condition monitoring plot (ICP Forests level II). Scientific focus: The research infrastructure in Brasschaat is currently mainly used for research on dry deposition processes, on soil respiration processes and on carbon and nutrient transfers in the soil–vegetation system.

Contact

Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Flemish Region (VLO-INBO)
Mail icon from Elegant Themes Johan Neirynck, Johan.Neirynck@inbo.be