Understory vegetation and site condition data from the "Nonnative Invasive Plants" study at the Penobscot Experimental Forest

Research Data Publication File Index

File Folder Description
_metadata_RDS-2019-0016.html   Metadata file in HTML format containing a description of the content, quality, and other characteristics of the data.
_metadata_RDS-2019-0016.xml   Metadata file in Extensible Markup Language (XML) format containing a description of the content, quality, and other characteristics of the data.
PEF_Milplot_Cover_and_Site_Condition_NIS.csv \Data Comma-delimited ASCII text file containing milplot-level cover class data relating to vegetation and substrate.
PEF_Plot_Data_Soil_Slope_Aspect_NIS.csv \Data Comma-delimited ASCII text file containing plot-level soil variables as well as slope and aspect.
PEF_Plot_Locations_NIS.csv \Data Comma-delimited ASCII text file containing GPS coordinates for permanent sample plots (PSPs) and plots established along transects.
PEF_Understory_Vegetation_NIS.csv \Data Comma-delimited ASCII text file containing understory vegetation stem count and cover class data.
ITIS_Plants_Lichens.html \Supplements HTML file containing the complete ITIS taxonomy of all plant and lichen taxa included in this study.
ITIS_Plants_Lichens.xml \Supplements XML file containing the complete ITIS taxonomy of all plant and lichen taxa included in this study.
PEF_CompartmentStudy_PlotLayout_2000.pdf \Supplements Adobe Acrobat PDF/a file showing the plot layout of the Compartment Management Study, which is the same as the plot layout used in this study.
PEF_Study_Area_map.pdf \Supplements Adobe Acrobat PDF/a file showing the location of Management Units and the old field location used in this study.
Silviculture_Treatments_Nonnative_Invasive_Plants.pdf \Supplements Adobe Acrobat PDF/a file showing the silvicultural treatments and harvest history of Management Units and the old field location used in this study.
Species_Code_List.csv \Supplements Comma-delimited ASCII text file containing a list of the scientific names of species in this study.
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