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NPP Study: Reference harvest data

NAL Geospatial Catalog

    This is the reference harvest biomass data of plants near, but outside the grid of permanent NPP quadrats that was harvested for each of 15 sites. Height and cover are recorded in the field.

    SMES Vegetation Line Intercept Data

    NAL Geospatial Catalog

      This is data for perennial plant vegetation canopy cover measured from all SMES study plots, fall 1995. The purpose of this data is to provide ground-truth data for comparison with low-level aerial photographs of each study plot.

      SMES rodent trapping data

      NAL Geospatial Catalog

        The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not the activities of small mammals regulate plant community structure, plant species diversity, and spatial vegetation patterns in Chihuahuan Desert shrublands and grasslands.

        USDA-NOAA NWS Daily Climatological Data

        NAL Geospatial Catalog

          Monthly summary of precipitation and air temperature data collected daily from standard U.S. climatological service instruments located at USDA Jornada Experimental Range Headquarters.

          SMES vegetation quadrat data

          NAL Geospatial Catalog

            The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not the activities of small mammals regulate plant community structure, plant species diversity, and spatial vegetation patterns in Chihuahuan Desert shrublands and grasslands.

            NPP Soil Water Content

            NAL Geospatial Catalog

              Once a month soil water content measurements are made at 10 depths (where possible) at each of 10 access tubes at each of the 15 LTER-II sites using a neutron probe (Campbell Model 503DR Hydroprobe).