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Forest floor temperature and greenness link significantly to canopy attributes in South Africa’s fragmented coastal forests

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RT @marion_pfeifer: Microclimate and microhabitats in South Africa's coastal landscapes. Preprint has been published today in @PeerJPreprin…
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RT @marion_pfeifer: Microclimate and microhabitats in South Africa's coastal landscapes. Preprint has been published today in @PeerJPreprin…
319 days ago
Microclimate and microhabitats in South Africa's coastal landscapes. Preprint has been published today in @PeerJPreprints https://t.co/WnW63wsdc7 #EcosystemScience #ClimateChangeBiology #Forestry
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Forest floor temperature and greenness link significantly to canopy attributes in South Africa’s fragmented coastal forests https://t.co/8HChcGKQx5
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Supplemental Information

Canopy structure data acquired at the level of plots

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27168v1/supp-1

Sensor data acquired overall during the fieldwork

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27168v1/supp-2

Data acquired at the level of sample points: NDVI and Thermal data

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27168v1/supp-3

R code for reading all datasets and implementing the analyses

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27168v1/supp-4

Permission from Figure Subject

Note: Pieter Olivier, who features on these images, is co-author on the manuscript and has contributed to the development of both Figures 1 and 6 and has approved the manuscript.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27168v1/supp-5

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests. Pieter Olivier is Co-Director of the start up company M.A.P. Scientific Services.

Author Contributions

Marion Pfeifer conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Michael JW Boyle analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Stuart Dunning analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Pieter Olivier conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Pfeifer, Marion (2018): Dataset_PeerJ_Canopy_Temperature_NDVI_2018. figshare. Fileset.

https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.7011692.v2

Funding

The Royal Society supported the research under project grant number Research Grants 2017 Round 1 - RG160847. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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