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Table 2 Wood density (g/cm3) of woody debris found in the literature for Tropical Forests and Cerrado ecosystems

From: Wood density and carbon concentration of coarse woody debris in native forests, Brazil

    Density (g/cm3)   
Reference Forest type Country Decay class 1 Decay class 2 Decay class 3 Decay class 4 Decay class 5 Criteria Sample size
This study Seasonal semi-deciduous forest Brazil 0.54 0.48 0.46 0.30 0.17 ≥10 cm 506
Chao et al. (2017) Tropical lowland windswept forest Taiwan 0.41 0.36 0.33 0.31 0.24 ≥1 cm 378
Chao et al. (2017) Tropical lowland rainforest Taiwan 0.37 0.32 0.27 0.22 0.20 ≥1 cm 357
Iwashita et al. (2013) Tropical montane wet forest Hawaii 0.69 0.39   0.16 0.07 ≥2 cm 63
Lucca (2011) Ombrophilous dense forest Brazil 0.43   0.28   0.17 ≥10 cm -
Veiga (2010) Ombrophilous dense forest Brazil 0.40 0.30 0.22 0.19 0.14 ≥10 cm -
Chao et al. (2008) Amazon forest Peru - 0.53 0.41 0.28 0.21 ≥10 cm 251
Chao et al. (2008) Amazon forest Peru 0.55   0.41   0.23 ≥10 cm 251
Wilcke et al. (2005) Tropical lower montane forest Ecuador 0.38     0.22 ≥10 cm 94
Keller et al. (2004) Amazon forest Brazil 0.60 0.70 0.58 0.45 0.28 ≥10 cm 283
Clark et al. (2002) Tropical wet forest Costa Rica 0.50   0.24   0.20 ≥10 cm 21
This study Cerrado sensu-stricto Brazil 0.59 0.45 0.46 0.32 0.26 ≥10 cm 182
Lucca (2011) Cerrado sensu-stricto Brazil 0.62   0.44   0.36 ≥10 cm -