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Methods for Experiment 054 -

Experiments E014 and E054 spatial schematic

Field Operations: Prescribed Burning

In 2006 each field was divided in half, and one half randomly chosen for periodic prescribed burning (approximately a fire every other year), see table below. All transects in Field 26 and the Lawrence Strip (LS) are excluded from burning.

Old Field4510212426272832353940414445475370727677LS
200610-Oct10-Oct5-Oct10-Oct10-Oct9-Oct9-Oct9-Oct9-Oct5-Oct
200728-Oct28-Oct28-Oct28-Oct
200815-Oct31-Oct31-Oct15-Oct15-Oct15-Oct
2009springspringspringspringspringspringspringspringspringspringspringxx
201021-Oct21-Oct14-Oct
201111-Apr11-Apr20-Oct24-Oct24-Oct14-Apr24-Oct24-Oct20-Oct20-Oct20-Oct21-Oct3-Oct22-Oct21-Oct22-Oct28-Sep21-Oct3-Oct
2012
2013
201415-Oct31-Oct31-Oct21-Oct26-Oct26-Oct15-Oct21-Oct21-Oct21-Oct21-Oct21-Oct16-Oct22-Oct25-Oct16-Oct15-Oct15-Oct23-Oct16-Oct
 

Treatment layout : trmte54

ExperimentOld FieldPlotTransectYear AbandonedField-TransectTransect Burn TreatmentPlot location in relation to E014 quadrats
5441G19714-G11
5442R19714-R11
5443W19714-W01
5444Y19714-Y01
5454G19475-G025
5453R19475-R025
5452W19475-W125
5451Y19475-Y125
54101G198610-G01
54102R198610-R01
54103W198610-W11
54104Y198610-Y11
54241G196824-G11
54242R196824-R11
54243W196824-W01
54244Y196824-Y01
54261G195726-G01
54262R195726-R01
54263W195726-W01
54264Y195726-Y01
54281Y198928-Y125
54282W198928-W125
54283R198928-R025
54284G198928-G025
54351G194135-G01
54352R194135-R01
54353W194135-W11
54354Y194135-Y11
54394G197539-G125
54393R197539-R125
54392W197539-W025
54391Y197539-Y025
54411G198241-G025
54412R198241-R025
54413W198241-W125
54414Y198241-Y125
54454G194345-G025
54453R194345-R025
54452W194345-W125
54451Y194345-Y125
54534G196153-G025
54533R196153-R025
54532W196153-W125
54531Y196153-Y125
54704G195570-G025
54703R195570-R025
54702W195570-W025
54701Y195570-Y025
54724G192772-G025
54723R192772-R025
54722W192772-W025
54721Y192772-Y025
54771G195277-G01
54772R195277-R01
54773W195277-W11
54774Y195277-Y11
 

Transect Burn Treatment: 1=scheduled to be burned, 0=not burned

ple054 - Plant aboveground biomass data

Sampling Map

Tag side = Front Plot is 3m wide x 4m long Each clip strip is 10cm x 3m. A 10cm strip is left between yearly clip strips.

1988: Clipped 0-10cm from front (tagged) side
1989: Clipped 20-30cm from front (tagged) side
1990: Clipped 40-50cm from front (tagged) side
1991: Clipped 60-70cm from front (tagged) side
1992: Clipped 80-90cm from front (tagged) side
1993: Clipped 100-110cm from front (tagged) side

Sampling Problems:
1988: none
1989: none
1990: none
1991: none
1992: none
1993: none

Vegetation Sampling

Tag side = Front Plot is 3m wide x 4m long Each clip strip is 10cm x 3m. A 10cm strip is left between yearly clip strips.

1988: Clipped 0-10cm from front (tagged) side
1989: Clipped 20-30cm from front (tagged) side
1990: Clipped 40-50cm from front (tagged) side
1991: Clipped 60-70cm from front (tagged) side
1992: Clipped 80-90cm from front (tagged) side
1993: Clipped 100-110cm from front (tagged) side

Sampling Problems:
1988: none
1989: none
1990: none
1991: none
1992: none
1993: none