Bukit Barisan (04.01.2013 to 06.30.2013)

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Year: 
2013
Quarter: 
April - June
Communications activities: 

No news

Unusual Events at the TEAM Site: 

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New Species: 

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Protocol Activities: 

Vegetation protocol: During this quarter the vegetation monitoring TEAM has been measured for all plots (VGBBS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) in June-July 2013.  Each plots showed new trees recruitment 13, 19, 12, 17, 12 and 9.  The Excel file has been checked and uploaded in TEAM portal.

Terrestrial Vetrebrate protocol:  The camera traps data array 1 (CT-BBS-1) has been up loaded using FTP wcs.org.  From the camera traps result we got 5011 pictures.  Second array camera trap data (CT-BBS-02) in procces of indentifying species.

Climate protocol:  All the climate data until May 2013 are up loaded on the TEAM portal.

Protocol Problems: 

Terrestrial Vertebarate:

Array 1 (CT-BBS-1) Six location (CT-BBS-1-01, 09, 16, 17, 28, 30) of the cameras trap is not installed because there is a problem with the camera..
Array 2 (CTBBS-2) Six location (CTBBS-1-02, 11, 12, 18, 28, 30) of the cameras trap is not installed because there is a problem with the camera and one camera (CT-BBS-2-23) was stolen.
Until now we have six camera do not work:: camera number 04 (RM13AC04003654), 09 (RM13AC02003057), 12 (RM13AC02003032), 17 (RM13AC04003422), 19 (RM13AC02003026), 23 (RM13AC02003100), 30 (RM13AB01002903) an two cameras missing (stolen): Camera number 01(RM13AC02003062) and 21 (RM13AB01002922).
Climate protocol:  In June 2013, Climate station was damaged in a hit-by Elephants. The Climate station condition sustained some severe damage. Here are the details of the damage:
 
Tower, some parts boken
Rain Gauge (TB 4 – SN 09-364) Bucket,  Destroyed and difficult tu repair
Climate Box,  Broken on the side of the padlock places
Aspirate Radiation Shield (a large umbrella-like roof that contains the fan),  Crooked on the umbrella.
 
A plan is underway to restore the station and build a fence around it to protect it from elephants. 
Schedule Problems: 

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Logistical Problems: 

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Suggestions: 

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