In addition to collecting presence/absence of herbaceous species at each plot, beginning in 2012 abundance measure (percent cover). A 5m^2 PVC square was placed on the perimeter or each plot, then all plants whose stem originated in the square were recorded by species and percent cover.
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Measure herbaceous species abundance per plot.
- Data Collection Status
Data collection for this dataset is ongoing
- Start date
1800 records with 8 fields
- Data Availability
Available for download
- Data License
- Preferred Citation
Natural Resources Conservation Service, Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative, University of Vermont, USDA Forest Service, Green Mountain National Forest and Northern Research Station, and US Geological Survey (2018) Understory Herbaceous Cover. FEMC. Available online at: https://www.uvm.edu/femc/data/archive/project/long-term-soil-monitoring/dataset/understory-herbaceous-cover
- Update Frequency
- Maintenance Plan
Sampling began in 2012, will occur every 5 years.
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- Previous Versions
- Version 1 - LTSM_UnderstoryCover_V1 (created 2018-02-13 by John Truong)