sev147_droughtveg_11142011

Data for SEV147

Date Range: 

Thursday, April 24, 2003 to Wednesday, October 26, 2011

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Variables
Date
  • Label: Date
  • Definition: Date of the sample collection
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: YYYYMMDD
  • Missing values: None specified
Season
  • Label: Season
  • Definition: Season and year the data were collected (Spring YYYY or Fall YYYY).
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Site
  • Label: Site
  • Definition: The ecosystem in which data were collected (grassland, shrubland, ecotone of grassland/shrubland, or mixed grassland-shrubland). E and M were used for the same site in different projects, therefore the redundancy.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • G = Grassland
    • C = Shrubland
    • M = Mixed grassland and shrubland
    • E = Ecotone of grassland and shrubland
  • Missing values: None specified
Plot
  • Label: Plot
  • Definition: Number of plot where data were collected.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Transect
  • Label: Transect
  • Definition: The transect at which data was collected.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Meter
  • Label: Meter
  • Definition: The quadrat along the transect where data were collected.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Species
  • Label: Species
  • Definition: Kartez code for species being sampled based on the USDA plants database.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Cover
  • Label: Cover
  • Definition: Total vegetation canopy cover by species measured on each quadrat.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Height
  • Label: Height
  • Definition: Maximum foliage canopy height of each species measured on each quadrat. Height not recorded for dead plants.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Count
  • Label: Count
  • Definition: The number of individuals for each species.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
comments
  • Label: comments
  • Definition: A special statement related to an observation.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • na = not applicable
  • Missing values: None specified
Year
  • Label: Year
  • Definition: The year in which the data were collected.
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
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