SIA Acc. 17-015, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Research Records, 1982

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This accession consists of a grant proposal submitted by the University of Iowa to the National Science Foundation for continuing support of the long-term study of tropical forest structure and dynamics on Barro Colorado Island. The tree census techniques established during this study became the basis of a global network of census plots that would later be coordinated by the Center for Tropical Forest Science. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Center for Tropical Forest Science
  • b University of Iowa
  • National Science Foundation (U.S.)


For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



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  • Forest ecology
  • Forest dynamics
  • Research grants
  • Research institutes
  • Research


Barro Colorado Island (Panama)


  • Electronic records
  • Collection descriptions

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SIA Acc. 17-015

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