Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.85.1 (in the knb Catalog System)

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Name: Macrocystis blade lifetime observations
Description: Giant kelp blade lifetime and growth characteristics
Number of Records: 1219
Number of Columns: 9
Table Structure:
Object Name: rodriguez_2014_blade_turnover_table1_lifetime.csv
Size: 60 kilobyte
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Number of Header Lines: 1
Record Delimiter: \r\n
Orientation: column
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Quote Character: "
Table Column Descriptions
  Date Location on transect Tag ID Blade position Blade length Blade width Blade area Elapsed time Blade Lifetime
Column Name Date  
transect  
tag  
bladeposition  
bladelength  
bladewidth  
bladearea  
time  
lifetime_d  
Definition Sampling date (MM/DD/YY) Location in the kelp bed, either "interior" or "edge" Tag number of the individual Macrocystis pyrifera plant Position of sample blade in the water column, either "bottom", "midwater" or "canopy" Length of sample blade Width of sample blade at widest point Area of sample blade calculated from length and width, and assuming elliptical shape Number of days since first sample was taken Blade lifetime in days, estimated per defintion and methods, Rodriguez, 2014
Storage Type string  
string  
string  
string  
decimal  
decimal  
decimal  
integer  
integer  
Measurement Type nominal nominal nominal ordinal ratio ratio ratio ratio ratio
Measurement Values Domain
Definition any text
Allowed values and definitions
Definition any text
Allowed values and definitions
Unit centimeter
Precision 0.1
Type real
Unit centimeter
Precision 0.1
Type real
Unit centimeterSquared
Precision 0.01
Type real
Unit nominalDay
Precision 1
Type integer
Unit nominalDay
Precision 1
Type integer
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