Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.43.5)

SBC LTER: Reef: Kelp Forest Community Dynamics: Transect depth data

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.43.5 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/5338699dc414ec0af25949f5081f1d48
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.43

These data provide summaries of depth information (mean, standard deviation and coefficient of variation) for all of the transects surveyed as part of the SBC LTER Kelp Forest Monitoring program. All data are expressed in meters, reference to mean lower low water (MLLW). Each value is the result of 160 observations, four at each meter (n=160). The sampling locations in this dataset are 40 meter transects at nine reef sites along the mainland coast of the Santa Barbara Channel and at two sites on the north side of Santa Cruz Island. Data were recorded in 2010.

Short Name: Reef monitoring transects - depth
Publication Date: 2013-05-27
Language: english
Time Period:
Detailed Data Description and Download:
Benthic community survey sites, transect depths
Benthic Monitoring Transect Depths
People and Organizations:
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Contact: Information Manager, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER [  email ]
Owner: Reed, Daniel C 

Data Set Citation

How to cite this data set: Reed, D. C. . 2013. SBC LTER: Reef: Kelp Forest Community Dynamics: Transect depth data. Santa Barbara Coastal LTER. doi:10.6073/pasta/5338699dc414ec0af25949f5081f1d48

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Habitats kelp forest, Reef
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Places Arroyo Burro Reef, Arroyo Hondo Reef, Arroyo Quemado Reef, Bullito Reef, Carpenteria Reef, Goleta Bay Reef, Isla Vista Reef, Mohawk Reef, Naples Reef, Santa Cruz Island Diablo Reef, Santa Cruz Island Twin Harbor West Reef
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1 long term ecological research, transects
NBII Biocomplexity Reefs, Substrates

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