If you are interested in using data from Wanang, please read the Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your Data Request Form.

Data Request: In order to access the Wanang 50-hectare Forest Dynamics Plot data a "Data Request Form" must be completed. This form requires that the applicant agree to comply with "Terms and Conditions" for the use of Wanang Forest Dynamics Plot Data as described here.

Non-transferability: Prospective investigators are not permitted to share the Wanang data with other parties not included on the Data Request Form.

Citation: Any publication that uses Wanang data should include the following citation:

Vincent J.B., Henning B., Saulei S., Sosanika G., & Weiblen G.D. 2015. Forest carbon in lowland Papua New Guinea: local variation and the importance of small trees. Austral Ecology. 40:151-159.

Copies of articles: Copies of manuscripts should be sent to PIs George Weiblen (gweiblen@umn.edu) and Vojtech Novotny (novotny@entu.cas.cz) prior to submission for publication. Once published, the PDF and any supplementary documents should be sent to all PIs.  Upon publication, a PDF copy of (or a link to) the article should also be sent to forestgeo@si.edu.

Limitation of Use: Prospective investigators are not permitted to use the Wanang data for projects or analyses other than those explicitly described in the Data Request Form. A new Data Request Form must be submitted for any new use of the data. Prospective investigators are also not permitted to sell the data, or use them in any way for commercial gain.

Data Citation: Any publication that uses Wanang data should state the specific version number of the data set used for analysis. This version number will be provided after the data request has been approved.

Acknowledgements: All publications that include the Wanang 50-ha plot data must acknowledge the institutions and funding that enabled the establishment of the plot with the following acknowledgement:

"The 50-ha Wanang Forest Dynamics Plot is a collaborative project of the New Guinea Binatang Research Center, the Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO) of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Forest Research Institute of Papua New Guinea, the Czech Academy of Sciences and the University of Minnesota supported by NSF DEB- 1027297 and NIH ICBG 5UO1TW006671. We acknowledge the government of Papua New Guinea and the customary landowners of Wanang for supporting and maintaining the plot."

Find the request form for Wanang's tree data here.