Open Access Research article

Forgotten forests - issues and prospects in biome mapping using Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests as a case study

Tiina Särkinen1*, João RV Iganci2, Reynaldo Linares-Palomino3, Marcelo F Simon4 and Darién E Prado5

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK

2 Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Botânica, Av. Bento Gonçalves, 9500 - Prédio 43433, Bloco 4 - Sala 214, Campus do Vale, Porto Alegre- RS 91501-970, Brazil

3 Herbario Forestal MOL, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Apartado 456, Lima 1, Peru

4 Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotechnologia, PqEB, Caixa Postal 02372, Brasilia-DF 70770-917, Brazil

5 Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional de Rosario. P.O. Box N°14, S2125ZAA Zavalla, Argentina

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BMC Ecology 2011, 11:27  doi:10.1186/1472-6785-11-27

Published: 24 November 2011

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Tables S1-S6. Results of each of the biome maps and their performance using specimen data. Biomes corresponding to SDTF are highlighted for each map (file available electronically).

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Tables S7-S8. Species-by-species breakdown of results for the WWF Ecoregion and the Land Cover Map (file available electronically).

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