MAR-Pond-MacrophyteSummer2016.csv

PIE LTER abundances of macroalgae and Ruppia maritima in six high marsh ponds, Rowley, MA, during the summer of 2016.

Variables
Date
  • Label: Date
  • Definition: Date of sample collection
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: YYYY-MM-DD
  • Missing values: None specified
Pond
  • Label: Pond
  • Definition: Pond identity (1-6)
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 1 = Pond 1
    • 2 = Pond 2
    • 3 = Pond 3
    • 4 = Pond 4
    • 5 = Pond 5
    • 6 = Pond 6
  • Missing values: None specified
Region
  • Label: Region
  • Definition: High marsh region where pond is located (A, B or C)
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • A = Region A
    • B = Region B
    • C = Region C
  • Missing values: None specified
Depth
  • Label: Depth
  • Definition: Pond depth
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = not available
Elevation
  • Label: Elevation
  • Definition: Marsh elevation at the edge of the pond, relative to NAVD88
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = not available
Area
  • Label: Area
  • Definition: Pond surface area
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meterSquared
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = not available
Volume
  • Label: Volume
  • Definition: Pond volume
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meterCubed
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = not available
SurfAreaVol
  • Label: SurfAreaVol
  • Definition: Surface area to volume ratio of the pond
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • NA = not available
Transect
  • Label: Transect
  • Definition: Sampling transect
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 1 = Transect 1
    • 2 = Transect 2
  • Missing values: None specified
Plot
  • Label: Plot
  • Definition: Sampling plot along transect
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 1 = plot 1
    • 2 = Plot 2
    • 3 = Plot 3
  • Missing values: None specified
Ruppia_cover
  • Label: Ruppia cover
  • Definition: Percent cover of Ruppia maritima
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Macroalgae_cover
  • Label: Macroalgae cover
  • Definition: Percent cover of macroalgae
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Data Source Details

Header lines: 

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Orientation: 

Column

Field delimiter: 

,

Record delimiter: 

\r\n

Number of records: 

93