sev144_kratdominance_08052003.txt

Data for effects of kangaroo rats on plant species dominance

Date Range: 

Monday, June 1, 1998 to Saturday, August 1, 1998

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Variables
patch
  • Label: patch
  • Definition: patch identifier
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 1 = blue patch
    • 2 = black patch
  • Missing values: None specified
mound number
  • Label: mound_number
  • Definition: Mound identifier (1-10)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
transect number
  • Label: transect_number
  • Definition: transect identifier (1-4)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
distance from mound
  • Label: dist_from_mound
  • Definition: Quadrat location from mound center
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values: None specified
location
  • Label: location
  • Definition: location relative to mound, edge, or undisturbed vegetation (off mound)
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 1 = on mound
    • 2 = transition zone
    • 3 = off mound
  • Missing values: None specified
percent blue grama
  • Label: %bogr
  • Definition: percent cover of blue grama
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
percent black grama
  • Label: %boer
  • Definition: percent cover of black grama
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
percent snakeweed
  • Label: %gusa
  • Definition: percent cover of snakeweed
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
snakeweed density
  • Label: gusa_dens
  • Definition: the density of snakeweed (number/plot)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
percent forbs and sub-shrubs
  • Label: %herbs?shrubs
  • Definition: the percent cover of forbs and sub-shrubs
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
dens_herbs?shrubs
  • Label: dens_herbs?shrubs
  • Definition: the density of forbs and sub-shrubs (number/plot)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
%cacti
  • Label: %cacti
  • Definition: percent cover of cactus
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
dens_cacti
  • Label: dens_cacti
  • Definition: density of cactus (number/plot)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
%yugl
  • Label: %yugl
  • Definition: percent cover of yucca
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
dens_yugl
  • Label: dens_yugl
  • Definition: density of yucca (number/plot)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
%other_grass
  • Label: %other_grass
  • Definition: percent cover of other grasses
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
%hija
  • Label: %hija
  • Definition: percent cover of hilaria jamesii
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
%spfl
  • Label: %spfl
  • Definition: percent cover of Sporobolus spp.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
%arpu
  • Label: %arpu
  • Definition: percent cover of Aristada purpurea
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
%epvi
  • Label: %epvi
  • Definition: percent cover of ephedra
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
dens_epvi
  • Label: dens_epvi
  • Definition: density of ephedra (number per plot)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
diameter1
  • Label: diameter1
  • Definition: longest diameter of each mound
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values: None specified
diameter2
  • Label: diameter2
  • Definition: diameter perpendicular to the longest (diameter1) diameter
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Data Source Details

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