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Nutrient Network. A cross-site investigation of bottom-up control over herbaceous plant community dynamics and ecosystem function. - Experiment 247


Multi-site grassland plant biomass, species richness and light (PAR)

Years Available: 2014

Principle Investigators

Seabloom, Eric
Harpole, Stan
Borer, Elizabeth

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ATTRIBUTES

FieldNameDefinitionUnitCode
1sitecode in the form of "shorthand.country" e.g., cdcr.us, kiny.au, frue.ch
2site_nameExpanded site name
3continentsite continent
4regionglobal region
5managedmananged or wild site1=site under active management of any kind; 0 = wild site
6burnedmanaged burning regime1=site under active managed burning regime; 0=no burning regime
8anthropogenicsite anthropogenically created1=site anthropogenically created (e.g. restored); 0=site not restored/created
9habitatstandard habitat descriptions
10elevationmean elevation (m)meter
11latitudelatitude from -90 (S) to 90 (N) in decimal degreesdegree
12longitudelongitude from -180 (W) to 180 (E) in decimal degreesdegree
13rain_petRainfall divided by potential evapotranspirationmillimeter
14matAnnual Mean Temperature (Worldclim BIO1)celsius
15mat_rangeMean Diurnal Range (Mean of monthly (max temp - min temp)) (Worldclim BIO2)celsius
16isoIsothermality (Diurnal Range/Annual Range) (* 100) (Worldclim BIO3)celsius
17temp_varTemperature Seasonality (standard deviation *100) (Worldclim BIO4)celsius
18max_tempMax Temperature of Warmest Month (Worldclim BIO5)celsius
19min_tempMin Temperature of Coldest Month (Worldclim BIO6)celsius
20ann_temp_rangeTemperature Annual Range (Worldclim BIO5-BIO6)celsius
21temp_wet_qMean Temperature of Wettest Quarter (Worldclim BIO8)celsius
22temp_dry_qMean Temperature of Driest Quarter (Worldclim BIO9)celsius
23temp_warm_qMean Temperature of Warmest Quarter (Worldclim BIO10)celsius
24temp_cold_qMean Temperature of Coldest Quarter (Worldclim BIO11)celsius
25mapMean Annual Precipitation (Worldclim BIO12)millimeter
26map_wet_mPrecipitation of Wettest Month (Worldclim BIO13)millimeter
27map_dry_mPrecipitation of Driest Month (Worldclim BIO14)millimeter
28map_varPrecipitation Seasonality (Coefficient of Variation) (Worldclim BIO15)dimensionless
29map_wet_qPrecipitation of Wettest Quarter (Worldclim BIO16)millimeter
30map_dry_qPrecipitation of Driest Quarter (Worldclim BIO17)millimeter
31map_warm_qPrecipitation of Warmest Quarter (Worldclim BIO18)millimeter
32map_cold_qPrecipitation of Coldest Quarter (Worldclim BIO19)millimeter
33tot.n.depTotal Atmospheric N deposition (kg/ha/y) (Dentener et al. 2006)kilogramsPerHectarePerYear
34blockblock number
35plotplot number
36excloseherbivore exclosure1=fenced, 0=control
37fertfertilized 1=fertilized with 10g / m2 / y each of Nitrogen (urea), Phosphorus (Super Triple Phosphate), and Potassium (Potassium Sulfate), 0=control
38trttreatmentsC=control; F=fence; N=all nutrients added; NF=all nutrients added and fenced
39live_mass.0SUM of live plant biomass (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in pre-treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
40live_mass.1SUM of live plant biomass (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in first treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
41live_mass.2SUM of live plant biomass (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in second treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
42live_mass.3SUM of live plant biomass (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in third treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
43live_mass.4SUM of live plant biomass (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in fourth treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
44total_mass.0SUM of all plant biomass including litter (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in pre-treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
45total_mass.1SUM of all plant biomass including litter (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in first treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
46total_mass.2SUM of all plant biomass including litter(dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in second treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
47total_mass.3SUM of all plant biomass including litter (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in third treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
48total_mass.4SUM of all plant biomass including litter (dry mass) per plot (g/m2) in fourth treatment yeargramsPerSquareMeter
49rich.0COUNT of unique taxa per m2 in the plot in pre-treatment yeardimensionless
50rich.1COUNT of unique taxa per m2 in the plot in first treatment yeardimensionless
51rich.2COUNT of unique taxa per m2 in the plot in first treatment yeardimensionless
52rich.3COUNT of unique taxa per m2 in the plot in first treatment yeardimensionless
53rich.4COUNT of unique taxa per m2 in the plot in first treatment yeardimensionless
54proportion_par.0(MEAN ceptometer reading at ground level) / (MEAN ceptometer reading above grassland canopy) pre-treatment yeardimensionless
55proportion_par.1(MEAN ceptometer reading at ground level) / (MEAN ceptometer reading above grassland canopy) in first treatment yeardimensionless
56proportion_par.2(MEAN ceptometer reading at ground level) / (MEAN ceptometer reading above grassland canopy) in second treatment yeardimensionless
57proportion_par.3(MEAN ceptometer reading at ground level) / (MEAN ceptometer reading above grassland canopy) in third treatment yeardimensionless
58proportion_par.4(MEAN ceptometer reading at ground level) / (MEAN ceptometer reading above grassland canopy) in fourth treatment yeardimensionless
59pct_npre-treatment soil percent Nitrogendimensionless
 

SAMPLE DATASET

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azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.5761100C5.8721177895.6970934875.7370560515.5924784056.0246575145.8377304475.8834616555.702948794413432220.3188208660.064770760.5791121050.3130331750.41
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57611011NF5.7859767126.6385677896.5565652656.0733900976.011757256.7262334026.5924279066.13632218263633180.3581089720.0171145370.0986903040.0373025520.451
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57621100C5.9710194636.1590953885.95531916.0961623436.1211871336.3017028056.0255035896.191544159423233300.4680631750.1243893010.473099820.2825683530.687
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57621801N5.8716951656.5475025146.5397304546.3429133596.0680783066.6515718746.5670239856.388561406343630210.1268353340.0085079730.2275527340.0137529430.562
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57621910F5.94713386.0246575146.1437563575.6406651656.1173369976.1125753736.1708651755.713237633333334270.2082382980.133754810.3724061480.5211445320.461
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57622011NF5.8768390216.5868610726.6555046986.1216152326.0792006616.6463905156.7074733976.138698504343531270.5333685940.0151156980.1337377880.0448350220.531
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57632100C5.9153256686.0890448755.7914880555.5926646776.066514046.2576675885.841513375.770506107393631260.4982647290.0629112310.523002730.5999761960.572
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57632801N5.8043666026.4281052736.5603232026.0563155195.9782399876.565264976.6169349546.10322951333233260.3780838820.0222338940.09095670.0805635840.568
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57632910F5.6773700516.0810767066.1917488045.8654760645.8810356536.1737861046.2356844245.947904432363434210.420800280.1287862570.4370232150.6798828840.538
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.57633011NF5.7601470556.2961880856.6843616966.1624723445.9172661866.3638898016.7115578976.204759762353432150.5826762430.0197513690.2604676150.113349515
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.5761801N6.1107797426.4496802216.4690952666.2140079186.357304866.511745336.506979166.267485138342823230.2694915250.0201593640.0699114410.0090370190.508
azi.cnAziAsiaAsia0000ALPINE GRASSLAND350033.67101.87-185215.90.4270.6217.8-19.537.39.9-7.810.3-7.866713038735815356159.5761910F5.8371326015.9635793446.4473058635.7310733356.0931069096.0342845446.4715731985.845282037343535270.2941512610.1148185430.3400414010.5281859790.447
                                                           

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