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Table 1 Information of sampling sites

From: Effects of altitude and slope on the climate–radial growth relationships of Larix olgensis A. Henry in the southern Lesser Khingan Mountains, Northeast China

Sampling site LA
Low altitude
MA
Middle altitude
HA
High altitude
SUN
Sunny slope
SHA
Shady slope
Latitude (N) 46° 39′ 46.29″ 46° 43′ 17.99″ 46° 43′ 58.09″ 46° 39′ 56.47″ 46° 39′ 37.38″
Longitude (E) 129° 03′ 27.26″ 129° 01′ 29.75″ 128° 59′ 08.36″ 129° 06′ 01.57″ 129° 03′ 39.66″
Elevation (m) 286 461 600 305 302
Slope steepness (°) 12 12 13 16 14
Slope aspect (°) South by east 19 South by east 23 South by east 20 South by east 16 North by east 29
Soil Dark brown soil Dark brown soil Dark brown soil Dark brown soil Dark brown soil
Average DBH (mean ± SE, cm) 22.85 ± 0.66 28.05 ± 0.31 28.66 ± 0.79 24.64 ± 0.69 33.10 ± 0.80
Number of total samples (n) 95 64 63 83 85
Number of samples for chronology (n) 87 60 56 77 65