Barro Colorado Island (BCI) dataset
The BCI dataset contains location and species identity for all 10cm dbh (diameter at breast height) trees on Barro Colorado Island, currently for years 1981-1983, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, and 2005. The subset of interest here is the abundances for each of the 252 species recorded.
The BCI dataset is not included in the
It is discussed here because it was used as an example dataset in a paper currently under review at the Journal of Statistical Software; and because it has become a standard dataset in the field of ecological dynamics.
Barro Colorado Island
- R. Condit, S. P. Hubbell and R. B. Foster 2005.Barro
Colorado Forest Census Plot Data
- S. P. Hubbell 2001.
The Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity. Princeton University Press. http://ctfs.si.edu/datasets/bci/Terms%20and%20conditions.htm