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Conmod Pilot Study: Annual plant canopy gap and basal gap intercept data

Canopy Gap and Basal Gap Intercept data are collected annually for this project beginning in 2008. No data were collected in 2011. There are 4 pairs of plots consisting of control and treatment. Each plot is 8x8 meters with an 8x8 meter buffer plot above and below it. Treatment plots have connectivity modules (conmods) installed to decrease gap size between perennials. Buffer plots do not have conmods. Four 24-meter transects run through the plot and 2 buffer plots. These transects are spaced 0.8, 2.8, 4.3, and 7.2 meters across the plots (denoted as 1, 3, 5, and 7 meters in the database), paralleling the long axis of the combined buffer plots and central plot. Aeolian site:                Control plots 2,4,5,8  Treatment plots 1,3,6,7 Dona Ana site:            Control plots 2,4,5,7  Treatment plots 1,3,6,8 Gravelly Ridges site:  Control plots 1,3,5,7  Treatment plots 2,4,6,8

Release Date
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area
POINT (-106.74099731445 32.617000579834)
Temporal Coverage
April 10, 2018
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Contact Name
Jornada Basin LTER
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Program Code
005:040 - Department of Agriculture - National Research
Bureau Code
005:18 - Agricultural Research Service
Source ID
Harvested from Geodata Harvest
Harvest Source TitleGeodata Harvest
Harvest Source URIhttps://geodata:NAL2geodata@2017@geodata.nal.usda.gov/geonetwork/srv/eng/csw
Last Harvest PerformedTue, 04/10/2018 - 13:22

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NAL Geospatial Catalog