Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.29.15)

SBC LTER: Reef: Long-term experiment: Kelp removal: Abundance and size of Giant Kelp

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

Protocols and/or Procedures
Description:

The density of giant kelp > 1 m tall is recorded in four contiguous 20 m x 1m swaths that run parallel and adjacent to each 40 m transect. Each transect has 2 sides. Kelp data is recorded on both sides of the transect tape (inshore and offshore) in two twenty-meter-long sections (0-20 meters and 21-40 meters) for each transect, resulting in selected sections for each transect.

Protocol:
Author: Reed
Title: SBC-LTER Long Term Experiment Methods - Density of Giant Kelp-20130525
Available Online:
 View: http://sbc.lternet.edu/external/Reef/Protocols/Long_Term_Kelp_Removal/SBC_LTER_protocol_Reed_LTE_Density_giant_kelp_20130524.pdf