Vegetation of Sulawesi

Forest type and condition



a study conducted as

part of the


Ecoregional Conservation Assessment


The Nature Conservancy/Indonesia


Texas Tech University


prepared by

Chuck Cannon, John Harting, Agus Salim, and Marcy Summers



Coarse filter analysis (pdf)- a large file so be prepared.

A fine-filter report is available as a pdf.

Forest change analysis in five different locations on the island (pdf)



A description and photo tour of the rapid field survey is here

    This tour also now includes small movie clips taken by John Harting.

Click here to return to Chuck Cannon's homepage at TTU.


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  1. Forest type and condition (a Powerpoint presentation)

    The maps are large so be patient as each slide downloads.  Depending on your connection, the download may take some time.

    The entire zipped presentation can be downloaded here.


  2. Characteristic plant groups (from the Checklist of Sulawesi)

        These are high quality digital images of herbarium specimens in the National Herbarium of the Netherlands (Leiden)


3.  Vegetation of Lore Lindu National Park

    this is an old report written in 2001, more detailed study of a single protected area