Global Litter Invertebrate
Biodiversity and Ecological Processes Research Group
Cardiff School of Biosciences
PO Box 915
Cardiff CF10 3TL
Telephone: (+44) 0 29 2087 5357
Fax: (+44) 0 29 2087 4305
This GLIDE site is located in west Wales, 10 miles north
of Caerfyrddin (Carmarthen).
Site area is 79 ha.
Site elevation is 126 m.
Mean annual rainfall is 1150 mm.
Mean annual temperature range is 4°C - 17°C.
Soil type is silurian, a relatively free draining soil.
pH is around 6. The soil is nitrogen and phosphorus deficeint.
The native forest is oak, and the native vegetation type
is Pencader (rabbit grazed upland pasture) cheifly Agrostis.