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Table 1 Maximum flood levels and changes in stem density, biomass and growth for all permanent plots

From: Stand dynamics of the drought-affected floodplain forests of Araguaia River, Brazilian Amazon

Forest type Max. flooding level (cm) Stem density 2001 (ha–1) Dead trees (ha–1) Recruited trees (ha–1) Basal area change (m2∙ha–1∙yr–1) Mean diameter growth (mm∙yr–1) Biomass change (Mg∙ha–1∙yr–1)
NAF 85 1068 144 92 –0.75 1.5 –1.21
NAF 90 1220 136 92 1.20 2.4 1.99
NAF 90 1024 44 96 1.01 1.8 0.75
NAF 90 1084 84 112 1.82 2.0 2.76
NAF 95 784 68 40 0.33 1.6 1.11
NAF 100 1044 32 84 1.64 1.7 2.15
NAF 130 812 104 152 –0.45 3.1 –1.18
NAF-Average 97 (±15) 1005 (±115) 88 (±43) 95 (±33) 0.69 (±1.00) 2.0 (±0.56) 0.69 (±1.58)
AF 150 1040 80 112 1.10 2.1 1.31
AF 200 952 88 140 1.18 2.5 1.56
AF 320 996 104 56 0.10 1.6 0.07
AF 330 1832 120 84 1.09 1.4 1.06
AF 350 1092 136 84 0.73 1.7 1.05
AF-Average 270 (±89) 1182 (±367) 106 (±21) 95 (±32) 0.84 (±0.45) 1.8 (±0.44) 0.81 (±0.57)
  1. Maximum flood levels and changes in stem density, biomass and growth in the 12 permanent plots between 2001 and 2006. Also given are the averages (±SD) for non-annually flooded forest (NAF) and for annually flooded forest (AF) which show no significant differences