sev148_burnxgrass_12112013.txt

Date Range: 

Tuesday, December 9, 2003 to Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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Variables
Date
  • Label: Date
  • Definition: Date when data were taken
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: DD/MM/YYYY
  • 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
Season
  • Label: Seas
  • Definition: Season when data were taken
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 2 = Spring
    • 3 = Fall
  • Missing values: None specified
Line
  • Label: Line
  • Definition: Line of plots where data were taken
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 3 = Line of plots furthest from the road: these plots were given a prescribed fire in 2003
    • 4 = Line of plots furthest from the road: these plots were given a prescribed fire in 2003
    • 1 = Line of plots closest to the road: these plots were not burned in 2003
    • 2 = Line of plots closest to the road: these plots were not burned in 2003
  • Missing values: None specified
Pre-treatment
  • Label: Pre
  • Definition: Treatment of previous experiment
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • C-O = Control open
    • B-O = Burned open
    • C-F = Control fenced
    • B-F = Burned fenced
  • Missing values: None specified
Quadrat
  • Label: Quad
  • Definition: Quadrat that data were recorded from.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Corner
  • Label: Corner
  • Definition: Corner of quadrat
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • A = Southwest corner
    • B = Northwest corner
    • C = Northeast corner
    • D = Southeast corner
  • Missing values: None specified
Species
  • Label: Species
  • Definition: Kartez code for species being sampled based on the USDA plants data base.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • LATR2 = Larrea tridentata
    • NONE = No plants were encountered on these plots
    • Annual = Only could identify to annual
    • Grass = Grass species that could not be identified to genus or species level
    • Forb = Forb plant species that could not be identified to genus or species
    • UK1 = unknown plant species
    • UK2 = Unknown plant species
    • UKGR = unknown plant species
    • SPORO = Unknown Sporobolus species
    • JUMO = Juniperus monosperma
    • PIED = Pinus edulis
    • QUTU2 = Quercus turbinella
  • Missing values: None specified
Count
  • Label: Count
  • Definition: Number of decimeters occupied by a species
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: number
  • Maximum: 9
  • Minimum: 0
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values:
    • -999 = missing data code
Burn status
  • Label: Sta
  • Definition: Condition of area following the prescribed fire
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • U = unburned
    • B = burned
    • na = not applicable, measurements taken before burn
    • NS = not sure
  • Missing values: None specified
Comments
  • Label: Comment
  • Definition: Any relevant comments during data collecting or QA/QC
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • NA = no comment
    • * = an asterisk designates that a comment is QA/QC comment, this was initiated in 2009
  • Missing values: None specified
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