Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.18.20 (in the knb Catalog System)

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Name: Benthic community survey, giant kelp abundance, all years
Description: abundance and size of giant kelp along permanent transects
Number of Records: 22518
Number of Columns: 12
Table Structure:
Object Name: Giant_Kelp_All_Years_20171201.csv
Size: 1310182 byte
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Number of Header Lines: 1
Record Delimiter: \r\n
Orientation: column
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Field Delimiter: ,
Table Column Descriptions
  Year Month Date Site code Transect name quad Transect side fronds at 1m HOLDFAST DIAMETER Area Observer code NOTES
Column Name Year  
Month  
Date  
site  
TRANSECT  
quad  
side  
fronds  
hld_diam  
area  
obs_code  
notes  
Definition Calendar year Calendar month Date of data collection in format: YYYY-MM-DD Code for reef site. See list of codes for meaning 40 meter transect is defined by 6 permanent markers (stainless steel eyebolts or rebar stakes) located at 0, 8, 16, 24, 32, and 40m. a transect has 2 sections, 0-20m and 20-40m. each transect has 2 sides, inshore or offshore. total number of fronds per plant at 1meter from top of holdfast The length of the largest dimension of the holdfast for large observed Macrocystis individuals with holdfast > 20cm Area of the transect Numeric code indicating the SBCLTER personnel who collected the field data. Text annotations to data observations.
Storage Type integer  
string  
date  
string  
string  
string  
string  
integer  
integer  
integer  
integer  
string  
Measurement Type dateTime dateTime dateTime nominal nominal nominal nominal ratio ratio ratio nominal nominal
Measurement Values Domain
Format YYYY
Precision
Format MM
Precision
Format YYYY-MM-DD
Precision
Allowed values and definitions
Definition any text
Allowed values and definitions
Allowed values and definitions
Unit number
Precision 1
Type real
Min
Max 1000 
Unit centimeter
Precision 1
Type real
Min
Max 500 
Unit meterSquared
Precision 2
Type real
Allowed values and definitions
Definition any text
Missing Value Code
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or not available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or not available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or not available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or not available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or not available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or available
 
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or available
Code -99999
Expl value not recorded or available
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