Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.40.8)

SBC LTER: Beach: Time series of wrack cover and biomass

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.40.8 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/170afd19f23846f741c2ea09e0153cfe
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.40

These data decribe 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: 2012-03-28
Language: english
Time Period:
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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. E. . 2012. SBC LTER: Beach: Time series of wrack cover and biomass. Santa Barbara Coastal LTER. doi:10.6073/pasta/170afd19f23846f741c2ea09e0153cfe

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
LTER, Santa Barbara Coastal, SBC
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Habitats Beach
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Measurement Types 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
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1 biomass, long term, long term ecological research, marine, species, transects
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1: Core Research Areas organic matter
NBII Biocomplexity Beaches, Collection (specimen gethering), Species

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