Marking out trees in the terra firme plot, Ekolongouma Credit: Walter Huaraca Huasco

Please cite the relevant papers if you are using the data.

The data that supports the findings of the CongoPeat research programme is available as follows:


Bocko, Y.E., Loubota Panzou, G.J., Dargie, G.C., Wenina Mampouya, Y.E., Mbemba, M., Loumeto, J.J., Lewis, S.L. 2023. Allometric equation for Raphia laurentii De Wild, the commonest palm in the Central Congo Peatlands. PLOS ONE (in press). 

Georgiou, S., Mitchard, E.T.A., Crezee, B., Dargie, G.C., Young, D.M., Jovani-Sancho, A.J., Kitambo, B., Papa, F., Bocko, Y.E., Bola, P., Crabtree, D.E., Emba, O.B., Ewango, C.E.N., Girkin, N.T., Ifo, S.A., Kanyama, J.T., Wenina Mampouya, Y.E., Mbemba, M., Ndjango, J-B.N., Palmer, P.I., Sjögersten, S. & Lewis. S.L. 2023. Mapping water levels across a region of the Cuvette Centrale peatland complex. Remote Sensing 15(12):3099.

Young, D.M., Baird, A.J., Morris, P.J., Dargie, G.C., Wenina, Y.E.M., Mbemba, M., Boom, A., Cook, P., Betts, R., Burke, E., Bocko, Y.E., Chadburn, S., Crabtree, D.E., Crezee, B., Ewango, C.E.N., Garcin, Y., Georgiou, S., Girkin, N.T., Gulliver, P., Hawthorne, D., Ifo, S.A., Lawson, I.T., Page, S.E., Jovani-Sancho, A.J., Schefuss, E., Sciumbata, M., Sjögersten, S., Lewis, S.L. 2023. Simulating carbon accumulation and loss in the central Congo peatlands. Global Change Biology, 29, 6812-627.


Crezee, B., Dargie, G.C., Ewango, C.E.N., Mitchard, E.T.A., Emba, O.B., Kanyama, J.T., Bola, P., Ndjango, J.N., Girkin, N.T., Bocko, Y.E., Ifo, S.A., Hubau, W., Seidensticker, D., Batumike, R., Imani, G., Cuní-Sanchez, A., Kiahtipes, C.A., Lebamba, J., Wotzka, H., Bean, H., Baker, T.R., Baird, A.J., Boom, A., Morris, P.J., Page, S.E., Lawson, I.T., & Lewis, S.L.  2022. Mapping peat thickness and carbon stocks of the central Congo Basin using field dataNature Geoscience.

Garcin, Y., Schefuß, E., Dargie, G.C., Hawthorne, D., Lawson, I.T., Sebag, D., Biddulph, G.E., Crezee, B., Bocko, Y.E., Ifo, S.A., Mampouya Wenina, Y.E., Mbemba, M., Ewango, C.E.N., Bola, P., Kanyama Tabu, J., Tyrrell, G., Young, D.M., Gassier, G., Girkin, N.T., Vane, C.H., Adatte, T., Baird, A.J., Boom, A., Gulliver, P., Morris, P.J., Page, S.E., Sjögersten, S., Lewis, S.L. 2022. Hydroclimatic vulnerability of peat carbon in the central Congo BasinNature.



Dargie, G.C., Lewis, S.L., Lawson, I.T., Mitchard, E.T.A., Bocko, Y.E., Ifo, S.A. 2017. Age, extent and carbon storage of the central Congo Basin peatland complex. Nature. 542(7639), pp.86-90.