Relative Growth Species

Growth performance of species

The upper panel shows how much of the average annual growth has currently been achieved (in percent). The error bars show the standard error. The black horizontal lines show the growth percentage expected based on the period 2011-2020.

In the lower panel, individual tree data are categorized as ‘high’ growth (dark green), ‘above average’ growth (green), ‘below average’ growth (light green), and ‘poor’ growth (yellow) (in percent of trees of a species). Dormant trees are shown in grey.

Data source: TreeNet, automatic data analysis with filtered data set.

TreeNet Switzerland collects continuous data on stem radius fluctuations measured with point dendrometers from trees all over Switzerland and estimates drought and growth indicators for Swiss forest ecosystems. We closely collaborate with the Long-term Forest Ecosystem Research Programme (LWF/WSL), the ETHZ, the Institute for Applied Plant Biology (IAP), and the University of Basel.