LEMP subplot vegetation data indicates canopy and ground cover classes for all vegetation types as well as the natural community of each subplot.
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The purpose of this dataset is to assess the cover of ground variables (cryptobiotic crust, lichen, leaf litter, mineral soil, moss, road/trail, rock, standing water, streams/lakes, wood, trash/junk/other) as well as total canopy cover for each canopy layer (0-6 feet, >6-16 feet, >16 feet).
- Data Collection Status
Data collection for this dataset is ongoing
- Start date
- Anticipated end date
136 records with 22 fields
- Data Availability
Available for download
- Data License
- Preferred Citation
Diane Burbank. 2011. Subplot Veg data 2008-2011. Green Mountain National Forest. FEMC. Can be found at: https://www.uvm.edu/femc/data/archive/project/green-mountain-national-forest-long-term/dataset/subplot-veg-data-2008-2011
- Update Frequency
Other maintenance period
- Maintenance Plan
The project will continue for the next 50 years or so. Sampling happens over the course of 4 years every 10 years. Sampling will resume again in 2018 and go over the same plots through 2021 and so forth.
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