LTE-MD-VEGQUADS_csv

Marsh vegetation cover data from quadrats along transects through two hayed and two reference sites near Stackyard Rd, Rowley, MA

Variables
Date
  • Label: Date
  • Definition: date data collected (YYYY-MM-DD)
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: YYYY-MM-DD
  • Missing values: None specified
Site
  • Label: Site
  • Definition: location of data collection
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Transect
  • Label: Transect
  • Definition: Transect line along which plants were observed and collected.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Observers
  • Label: Observers
  • Definition: initials of people who collected the samples
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • RB = Robert Buchsbaum | HG=Hap Garritt | WD = Wendy Dalia | ADR = April Ridlon | SO = Susan Olezsko | SGR = Sam Gale Rosen | LD = Elizabeth Duff | CN = Carl Noblett | MS = Madeline Scheintaub | SP = Simon Panall
  • Missing values: None specified
Distance
  • Label: Distance
  • Definition: distance in meters along transect that quadrat was placed down
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Spartina alterniflora cover
  • Label: Spartina alterniflora cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Spartina patens cover
  • Label: Spartina patens cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Distichlis spicata cover
  • Label: Distichlis spicata cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Juncus gerardi cover
  • Label: Juncus gerardi cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Salicornia depressa cover
  • Label: Salicornia depressa cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Atriplex patula cover
  • Label: Atriplex patula cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Iva frutescens cover
  • Label: Iva frutescens cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Suaeda linearis cover
  • Label: Suaeda linearis cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Limonium carolinianum cover
  • Label: Limonium carolinianum cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Glaux maritima cover
  • Label: Glaux maritima cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Festuca rubra cover
  • Label: Festuca rubra cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Solidago sempervirens cover
  • Label: Solidago sempervirens cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Toxicodendron radicans cover
  • Label: Toxicodendron radicans cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Teucrium canadense cover
  • Label: Teucrium canadense cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Osmunda cinnamonea cover
  • Label: Osmunda cinnamonea cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Juncus effusus cover
  • Label: Juncus effusus cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Agropyron repens cover
  • Label: Agropyron repens cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Polygonum sp. cover
  • Label: Polygonum sp. cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Vaccinium corymbosum cover
  • Label: Vaccinium corymbosum cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Ambrosia artemisifolia cover
  • Label: Ambrosia artemisifolia cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Quercus sp. Cover
  • Label: Quercus sp. Cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Upland grass cover
  • Label: Upland grass cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Unknown1 cover
  • Label: Unknown1 cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of an unidentified plant labeled unknown within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Wrack cover
  • Label: Wrack cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Algal mat cover
  • Label: Algal mat cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of that species within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Dieback Spartina patens cover
  • Label: Dieback Spartina patens cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) of an area where S. patens had died back. First observed in 2010.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Ditch cover
  • Label: Ditch cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Panne cover
  • Label: Panne cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Bare ground cover
  • Label: Bare ground cover
  • Definition: decimal fraction cover (out of 1.00) within the quadrat including bare areas
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Data Source Details

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Number of records: 

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