Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.85.1)

SBC LTER: Kelp blade characteristics to support turnover dynamics of giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera in the Santa Barbara Channel

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Temporal, Geographic and/or Taxonomic information that applies to all data in this dataset:

Time Period:
Begin:
2012-07-03
End:
2013-04-25
Geographic Coverage
Sampling Site: 
Description: Isla Vista Reef: Isla Vista ("IV") Reef is located on the Santa Barbara Channel near the University of California Santa Barbara, CA. Depth range is from -8.2 to -8.8 meters
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.857803 Latitude (degree):  34.4137993
Taxonomic Range:
Classification:
Rank Name: phylum
Rank Value: Phaeophyta
Classification:
Rank Name: class
Rank Value: Phaeophyceae
Classification:
Rank Name: family
Rank Value: Lessoniaceae
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Macrocystis
Classification:
Rank Name: species
Rank Value: Macrocystis pyrifera
Common Name: Giant kelp