The Expert Panel has the task to further develop the harmonised monitoring methods in the fields of forest biological diversity and ground vegetation as laid down in the Manual. The Expert Panel closely cooperates with the Programme Co-ordinating Centre and the data centres in order to contribute to the data evaluation and quality assurance.
Species codes (Dec 2011)
The ICP Forests Manual leaves some leeway for national specifications of the ground vegetation assessment methods. A selection of national methods is presented below. New pages will be added as soon as they are sent to the Expert Panel. National Focal Centres are asked to send their contributions to Laurence Bourjot.