Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.40.13)

SBC LTER: Beach: Time-series of beach wrack cover and biomass, ongoing since 2008

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.40.13 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/f16cc8bbe3a6d1bf9a8727544aed92a9
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.40

These data describe the composition, cover, depth, and wet biomass of macrophyte wrack accumulated in the intertidal zone measured on five selected sandy beaches of the mainland coast of the Santa Barbara Channel. Data collection began in 2008 and this dataset is updated annually.

Short Name: Beach wrack cover
Publication Date: 2018-02-27
Language: English
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Contact: Information Manager, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER [  email ]
Organization Santa Barbara Coastal LTER
Owner: Dugan, Jenifer E 

Data Set Citation

How to cite this data set: Dugan, J. . 2018. SBC LTER: Beach: Time-series of beach wrack cover and biomass, ongoing since 2008. Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research Project. doi:10.6073/pasta/f16cc8bbe3a6d1bf9a8727544aed92a9

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
LTER Core Research Areas organic matter
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1 biomass, long term, long term ecological research, LTER, marine, Santa Barbara Coastal, species, transects
SBC-LTER Controlled Vocabulary Beach, Ecosystem Processes
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Places Arroyo Burro Beach, Arroyo Quemado Beach, East UCSB Campus Beach, Isla Vista West Beach, Santa Claus Lane Beach
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) v6. Beaches, Biomass
Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity Biomass
NBII Biocomplexity Beaches, Biomass, Collection (specimen gethering), Species
biomass, LTER, SBC

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