Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.28.23)

SBC LTER: Reef: Long-term experiment: Kelp removal: Cover of sessile organisms, Uniform Point Contact

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These methods, instrumentation and/or protocols apply to all data in this dataset:

Protocols and/or Procedures
Description:

Uniform Point Contact (UPC) sampling is done to determine the percentage cover of algae, sessile invertebrates and different types of bottom substrate. UPC data are collected at 80 points uniformly positioned within a 1 m wide area centered along each 40 m transect.

Protocol:
Author: Reed
Title: SBC LTER Long Term Experiment Methods - Percent Cover of Algae, Invertebrates and Bottom Substrate-20130525
Available Online:
 View: http://sbc.lternet.edu/external/Reef/Protocols/Long_Term_Kelp_Removal/SBC_LTER_protocol_Reed_LTE_Percent_cover_algae_inverts_20130524.pdf