Population Dynamics

Information associated with the population dynamics of organisms

Birds observed in newly hayed and adjacent reference salt marsh sites in Rowley, MA, August through September 2000 and August 2001, PIE LTER.

Abstract: 

Birds observed in newly hayed marsh and adjacent reference marsh sites near Stackyard Rd. and Patmos Rd,  Rowley, Massachusetts.  August through September 2000 and August 2001.

Core Areas: 

Data set ID: 

21

Keywords: 

Short name: 

LTE-MD-BIRD-HAY-DATA

Data sources: 

LTE-MD-BIRD-HAY-DATA_csv
LTE-MD-BIRD-HAY-DATA_xls

Methods: 

10 min point count at boundary of two  marshes then walk transect line through middle of hayed and reference marshes.

NOTES AND COMMENTS:
Time was not consistently recorded but all sampling done  in late afternoon. Data for a station at one time include counts of individual  species and total birds.

Where the variables “feeding” and “resting” are are blank on the spreadsheet, it indicates that birds were counted but their activities were not recorded.

CALCULATIONS:
The species entry “total birds” is derived from summing the individual species.

Maintenance: 

Version 01, initial Excel to EML metadata
Version 02 keyword update
Version 03: January 11, 2017, data and metadata updates to comply with importation to Drupal and LTER PASTA. Used MarcrosExportEML_HTML (working)pie_excel2007_Jul2016.xlsm 7/20/16 5:08 PM for QA/QC to EML 2.1.0
Version 04: August 1, 2019, data and metadata updates to comply with importation to DEIMS7 and LTER Data Portal. Used MarcrosExportEML_HTML (working)pie_excel2007_Jun2019.xlsm 6/7/19 12:58 PM for QA/QC to EML 2.1.0  

 

 

 

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