1999lgcover_excel

Excel file with metadata and data sheets.

Relative percent cover was measured for plant species on Arctic LTER experimental plots in moist acidic and moist non-acidic tundra, Toolik Field Station, Alaska, Arctic LTER 1999.

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Variables

Year
  • Label: Year
  • Definition: The year of percent cover measurement
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Site
  • Label: Site
  • Definition: The site of percent cover measurement
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Treatment
  • Label: Treatment
  • Definition: The manipulated treatment
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Block
  • Label: Block
  • Definition: The treatment block number
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Plot
  • Label: Plot
  • Definition: Sample plot where percent cover was measured
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Species
  • Label: Species
  • Definition: Species and cover categories determined on plots as described above.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Relative Cover
  • Label: Relative Cover
  • Definition: The percent cover of a given species relative to the total cover of the plot, or in the case of the category "tussock #", the number of tussocks found in a plot
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
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