Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.24.17)

SBC LTER: Reef: Macrocystis pyrifera CHN content (carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen)

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.24.17 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/f363e6f29aa7596105ecc0fd642e5c0b
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.24

The purpose of monthly kelp CHN sampling is to track the carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen concentrations in Macrocystis pyrifera tissue at SBC LTER sites over time. A total of fifteen M. pyrifera blades are collected at each of three reef sites once a month. Blades are selected approxiamtely two meters from the growing end of several different plants. Core samples of the blades are processed and run through an Organic elemental analyzer, Combustion method

Short Name: Kelp - algal weights and CHN
Publication Date: 2017-12-20
Language: English
Time Period:
Detailed Data Description and Download:
Kelp CHN field, all years
Macrocystis pyrifera CHN data
People and Organizations:
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Contact: Information Manager, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER [  email ]
Organization Santa Barbara Coastal LTER
Owner: Reed, Daniel C 

Data Set Citation

How to cite this data set: Reed, D. . 2017. SBC LTER: Reef: Macrocystis pyrifera CHN content (carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen). Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research Project. doi:10.6073/pasta/f363e6f29aa7596105ecc0fd642e5c0b

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
LTER Core Research Areas primary production
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1 algae, biomass, carbon, LTER, net primary production, Santa Barbara Coastal, standing crop
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) v6. algae, Dominant Species, Marine Plants
Ecological Archives giant kelp, growth rate, marine algae, net primary production, standing crop
biomass, giant kelp, growth rate, LTER, Macrocystis pyrifera, Marine Plants, net primary production

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