sev015_burnxrodentpop_10191995.txt

Data for BurnX Rodent Population Study

Date Range: 

Tuesday, January 1, 1991 to Friday, January 1, 1993

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Variables
year
  • Label: year
  • Definition: The year in which data was collected.
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
location
  • Label: location
  • Definition: One of the four sites where the webs are located: fireblk1, fireblk2, fireblk3, fireblk4
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
period
  • Label: period
  • Definition: The time of year trapping was done
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 1 = spring
    • 2 = fall
  • Missing values: None specified
habitat
  • Label: habitat
  • Definition: Type of habitat
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
recap
  • Label: recap
  • Definition: An indication if the animal was a recapture or not
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • y = a recapture from that week only
    • n = not a recapture
  • Missing values: None specified
night
  • Label: night
  • Definition: The night that the trapping was done
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
web
  • Label: web
  • Definition: The number of the web being sampled, which can range from 1-5 depending on site and project.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
trap
  • Label: trap
  • Definition: The numbered tag on rebar adjacent to the trap
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Species code
  • Label: species_code
  • Definition: The four letter code used to identify species. The first two letters represent the first two letters of the genus and the second two letters represent the first two letters of the species.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
id#
  • Label: id#
  • Definition: The number given to each indiviual animal
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
tag
  • Label: tag
  • Definition: The type of tag number that was on the animal
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • tc = toeclip; from a pool of numbers for each genus
    • et = eartag; from one set of numbers, used sequentially
    • nk = nunc tube number; from nk number book
  • Missing values:
    • na = missing
sex
  • Label: sex
  • Definition: Gender of animal (M or F)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
age
  • Label: age
  • Definition: Estimated from animal's weight.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • a = adult
    • j = juvenile
  • Missing values:
    • na = missing
mass
  • Label: mass
  • Definition: Weight determined to nearest gram using a pesola scale
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: gram
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • na = missing
reproduction
  • Label: reproduction
  • Definition: The reproductive status of the animal
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • st = scrotal testes
    • p = pregnant
    • l = lactating
    • v = vaginal bleeding
  • Missing values:
    • na = missing
body
  • Label: body
  • Definition: Length from the tip of the snout to the distal portion of the pelvis
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: millimeters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values:
    • na = missing
tail
  • Label: tail
  • Definition: The length from the distal portion of the pelvis to the last vertebra of the tail
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: millimeters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values:
    • na = missing
foot
  • Label: foot
  • Definition: The length from the proximal bulb of the tarsus to the tip of the tail
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: millimeters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values:
    • na = missing
ear
  • Label: ear
  • Definition: The length from the base of the tragus to the tip of the ear
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: millimeters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values:
    • na = missing
comments
  • Label: comments
  • Definition: A special statement related to an observation.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • na = not applicable
  • Missing values: None specified
Data Source Details

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Field delimiter: 

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Record delimiter: 

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