CTE litterbag invertebrate counts data

<p>CTE litterbag invertebrate counts data. The format of this data file has been changed from a horizontal display of species counts on each Plot to a vertical display where the species name became an entry in a new column of species and the corresponding count of invertebrates an entry in a species count column.</p>

Number of Records: 

232848

Date Range: 

2005-08-26 to 2007-01-22

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Variables

Variables: 

recnum_original
  • Label: Originally assigned Recnumber
  • Definition: A record number assigned for management purposes that was obtained form the original data table where the data came from. The values are not unique.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: number
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: 1
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
BLOCK
  • Label: CTE Block identifier
  • Definition: Name given to a grouping of 4-like plots in one of three locations of the Canopy Trimming Experiment(CTE).
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • A = A set of four plots located 30+ m West of western edge of Big Grid (LFDP), on North and South side of Prieta stream, near Vogt old plots
    • B = A set of four plots located 30+ m South of Big Grid, all plots along Oxcart Trail
    • C = A set of four plots located 30+ m West of SE corner of Big Grid (LFDP)
  • Missing values: None specified
CANOPY
  • Label: Canopy treatment
  • Definition: Canopy cut or not or treatment after cutting. CUT, UNCUT; C=CONTROL, CD=CONTROL+DEBRIS, TD= TRIM+DEBRIS, TR=TRIM+REMOVAL
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • CUT = cut canopy
    • UNCUT = Uncut canopy
    • C = CONTROL
    • CD = CONTROL+DEBRIS
    • TD = TRIM+DEBRIS
    • TR = TRIM+REMOVAL
  • Missing values: None specified
DEBRIS
  • Label: Debris treatment
  • Definition: Debris added to plot or removed. NO DEBRIS, DEBRIS
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
MESH
  • Label: Litter bag mesh size
  • Definition: Size of litterbag mesh. BIG = Large litterbag - 1.8 mm, SMA = Small litterbag - 0.475 mm
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
LITTER
  • Label: Litter type
  • Definition: Leaves in litter bag fresh. FRE = fresh, SEN = senescent
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
BAG_NUM
  • Label: Litterbag number
  • Definition: Litterbag number
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE
  • Label: Date of litterbag retrieval
  • Definition: Date in mm/dd/yyyy format of litterbag retrieval
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: MM/DD/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
SPPNAME
  • Label: Taxon name of invertebrate observed
  • Definition: Common or scientific name of the invertebrate observed in plant. No datum is missing in this field.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
InvertebrateCounts
  • Label: Count of organims in plant by invertebrates species
  • Definition: Count of invertebrates of a specific taxon found in the collected plant. A blank entry means no presence of that species.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: number
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: 1
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified

Vertical Tabs

Header lines: 

1

Orientation: 

Column

Field delimiter: 

;

Record delimiter: 

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