SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # co2 006
dataset or series of data Marsh elevated CO2 study- stem measurements including leaf area, Scirpus olneyi, SERC, Edgewater, MD
keywords leaf area, shoot height, shoot diameter, shoot mass
originator Drake, B.G.
file format column formatted ascii text or Excel worksheet
platform PC
study site locale Kirkpatrick Marsh, Rhode River, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beg. date (yyyymmdd) 1987
ongoing? yes
end date (yyyymmdd)  
meas. freq. annually (end of July-beginning of August)
site size 0.8 m diameter plots and five 25cm2 subplots (dry mass)
# of stations 30 plots (10 per community)
west long. -76.33
east long. -76.33
north lat. 38.53
south lat. 38.53
parameters leaf area, green stem length, stem diameter, dry mass of green shoot
current sharing status available to collaborators
current advertising status scientific publications, SERC web site
abstract Leaf area of Scirpus olneyi determined by measuring the green length (height) and the diameter at the midpoint of the shoot. Length, diameter, and dry mass of these subsample shoots are used in combination with census data to estimate plot aboveground biomass.
additional documentation / reference article P.S. Curtis et al. 1989. Oecologia 78:20-26

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