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Aboveground net primary productivity data for Saddle grid plots from 1992 to ongoing, yearly since 2010

Data set creator(s): Hope Humphries; Katharine Suding; Marilyn Walker

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Abstract:

Total aboveground live vascular biomass was clipped from 50x20 cm plots in areas near the saddle grid permanent plots on Niwot Ridge to measure net primary productivity.

Location:

Study sites were located adjacent to saddle grid permanent plots.

Date Range:

1992 to ongoing

Frequency:

yearly since 2010

Variables:

year, saddle grid point, subsample, vegetation class, net primary productivity

Location: Saddle grid plots

At a glance:
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Saddle site
Elevation: 3500 m

 

Location Group: Saddle

Found within: Niwot Ridge (USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve)
Located in: USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
(Click to learn more about these locations)

More data from: Saddle

Core Data Set: yes Core Area: Primary productivity
Discipline: Plant/vegetation ecology
Award Or Grant: DEB1027341

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Humphries, Hope. Suding, Katharine. Walker, Marilyn. 2017. Aboveground net primary productivity data for Saddle grid plots from 1992 to ongoing, yearly since 2010. http://niwot.colorado.edu

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-1637686. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necesarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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