Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.48.3)

SBC LTER: Santa Cruz Island: Abundance of giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera)

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

Protocols and/or Procedures
Description:

Santa Cruz Island Resource Collection Protocols

Protocol:
Author: Schmitt
Author: Holbrook
Title: Santa Cruz Island Scrapings Protocol
Available Online:
 View: http://sbc.lternet.edu/external/Reef/Protocols/Santa_Cruz_Island/SCI_Kelp_Sampling_Protocol.pdf

These methods, instrumentation and/or protocols apply to Data Table: SCI Kelp, all years

Protocols and/or Procedures
Description:

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 four sections for each transect.