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|Data by Research Category|
Dataset: Jornada Experimental Range Permanent Quadrat Chart data beginning 1915 - plant cover
File description including attribute definitions: JornadaStudy_351_permanent_chart_quadrat_perennial_forb_density_data
Original Investigator: William Ridgely Chapline
Data contact: Darren James
Duration: 1915 - ongoing
Dataset ID: 210351001
Keywords: canopy cover, longterm, LTAR, signature, vegetation, Vegetation Dynamics, ongoing, Populations, Primary Production, Plant
The data set, along with other long-term data collected at multiple spatial scales, is being used to identify the landscape, climatic, and anthropogenic factors that influence grass abundance, growth, and persistence. Variables measured are basal area of grasses, canopy area of shrubs, and perimeters of both.
Data is now collected every 5 yesrs