Ecuador old fields percent cover file: pasture right field

<p>Ecuador old fields percent cover file: pasture right field</p>

Number of Records: 

394

Date Range: 

1998-05-01 to 2011-05-01

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Order: 

9

Variables

Variables: 

YEAR
  • Label: Year of measurement or observation
  • Definition: Four digit number of the year of measurement or observation
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Plot #
  • Label: Plot Number
  • Definition: Name assigned to the plot on which the observation is done. An integer {1, ..., 25} that designates the plot# within a 25m X 10m area. Each plot measures 5m X 2m.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
SPECIES
  • Label: Species name
  • Definition: A six or more letter code, common name, genus or species denoting the plant's species
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Cover %
  • Label: Cover Percentage
  • Definition: Percent of total area of the 5m X 2m plot covered by the species. Because of stratification it could exceed 100%. Accuracy of observation is within 1 - 2 %.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
COMMENTS
  • Label: Field observations
  • Definition: Observation made at the field about the living condition of the tree. When the tree is found dead for the first time or when it sprouts an observation is entered in this field.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • muerto = dead
    • nuevo = new
  • Missing values:
    • none = Missing Value

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Record delimiter: 

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