ES 1 Percent Canopy Cover by Species (ES1 medium d file)

ES 1 Percent Canopy Cover by Species (ES1 medium d file)

Number of Records: 

10647

Date Range: 

1989-02-23 to 2007-12-18

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Variables

Variables: 

Transect
  • Label: Transect at 10 m intervals
  • Definition: Lines at 10 m intervals from the upper lip of the slide. No data is missing in this field.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 1 = line at 10 m from upper lip of the slide
    • 2 = line at 20 m from upper lip of the slide
    • 3 = line at 30 m from upper lip of the slide
    • 4 = line at 40 m from upper lip of the slide
    • 5 = line at 50 m from upper lip of the slide
    • 6 = line at 60 m from upper lip of the slide
  • Missing values: None specified
Plot
  • Label: Plots of landslides in the Luquillo Experimental Forest
  • Definition: A numeric name from 1 to 40 given to a 2 X 5 m plot area distributed along transect lines of a landslide in the Rio Blanco and Espiritu Santo watersheds. No data is missing in this field.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Species
  • Label: Plant species code-six letter code in CAPS
  • Definition: A six letter code GGGSSS; where the first three are the first 3 letters of the genus; and the last three are the 3 first letters of the species (all in upper case). If blank, data is missing.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • CASARB = Casearea arborea
    • DACEXC = Dacryodes excelsa
    • MANBID = Manilkara bidentata
    • PALRIP = Palicourea riparia
    • PIPGLA = Piper glabrecens
    • GUAGUI = Guarea guidonea
    • SLOBER = Sloanea berteriana
    • TABHET = Tabebuia heterophilla
    • ASPSER = Asplenium serratum
    • BLEOCC = Blechnum occidentale
    • CYABOR = Cyathea borinquena
    • NEPRIV = Nephrolepis rivularis
    • POLCHN = Polybotrya cervina
    • POLLYC = Polypodium lycopodioides?
    • POLPIL = Polypodium piloselloides?
    • THEDEL = Thelypteris deltoidea
    • THENOR = Thelypteris spp.?
    • CYAARB = Cyathea arborea?
    • LINLAN = Lindsaea lancea
    • POLLAT = Polypodium latum?
    • THEDEN = Thelypteris deltoidea
    • ELARIG = Elaphoglossum rigidum
    • POL = Polypodium spp.?
  • Missing values: None specified
CoverL
  • Label: Cover Class Left
  • Definition: Estimate per m2 of plant species on canopy closure on the left side of the plot. Left blank when data is missing.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 0 = none
    • + = less 1% cover
    • 1 = 1 - 5%
    • 2 = 5 - 25%
    • 3 = 25 - 50%
    • 4 = 50 - 75%
    • 5 = 75 -100%
  • Missing values: None specified
CoverR
  • Label: Cover Class Right
  • Definition: Estimate per m2 of plant species on canopy closure on the right side of the plot. Left blank when data is missing.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 0 = none
    • + = less 1% cover
    • 1 = 1 - 5%
    • 2 = 5 - 25%
    • 3 = 25 - 50%
    • 4 = 50 - 75%
    • 5 = 75 -100%
  • Missing values: None specified
WoodL
  • Label: Percent class of wood on the left side of the 1x2 meter plot
  • Definition: Percent cover estimates of wood per m2 on the left side of a 1x2 meter plot. The estimate is + or - one class precise. A blank is equivalent to a 0 value.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 0 = none
    • + = less 1% cover
    • 1 = 1 - 5%
    • 2 = 5 - 25%
    • 3 = 25 - 50%
    • 4 = 50 - 75%
    • 5 = 75 -100%
  • Missing values: None specified
WoodR
  • Label: Percent class of wood on the right side of the 1x2 meter plot
  • Definition: Percent cover estimates of wood per m2 on the right side of a 1x2 meter plot. The estimate is + or - one class precise. A blank is equivalent to a 0 value.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 0 = none
    • + = less 1% cover
    • 1 = 1 - 5%
    • 2 = 5 - 25%
    • 3 = 25 - 50%
    • 4 = 50 - 75%
    • 5 = 75 -100%
  • Missing values: None specified
Comments
  • Label: Comments at the field
  • Definition: Comments annotated by observer at the field.
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Start date
  • Label: First date where measurements where taken in specific survey
  • Definition: Date of the day (in mm/dd/yyyy) when measurements where taken. For the Landslides Projects, it is the first day when measurements of diameter class in each plot were made.
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: mm/dd/yyyy
  • Missing values: None specified

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