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  • Pinon-Juniper Overstory Density, Cover and Biomass Data from Cerro Montosa, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico (2006-2009)
  • Muldavin, Esteban
  • 2016-03-09
  • In 2006, to obtain a measure of pinon and juniper biomass in the Cerro Montosa area, belt transects were superimposed on transects along which understory net primary producitivy (NPP) is sampled. All trees rooted within 5 m to the north of each belt were tagged, although some shorter belts exist on which all trees within 5 m to either the north or south were tagged. The height of each tagged tree was measured, as was the diameter-at root-crown (DRC). Crown diameters both parallel and perpendicular to the belt transect were also measured.  Trees were re-measured in 2007, 2008, and 2009.
  • Geographic Coordinates
    • N: 34.368, S: 34.368, E: -106.535, W: -106.535
    • N: 34.369, S: 34.369, E: -106.536, W: -106.536
  • Data Policies This dataset is released to the public and may be freely downloaded. Please keep the designated contact person informed of any plans to use the dataset. Consultation or collaboration with the original investigators is strongly encouraged. Publications and data products that make use of the dataset must include proper acknowledgement of the Sevilleta LTER. A copy of any publications using these data must be supplied to the Sevilleta LTER Information Manager.
  • doi:10.6073/pasta/e6a76b70761e5a4d6dbc4e30b3844842
  • https://pasta.lternet.edu/package/eml/knb-lter-sev/207/159124
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