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NPP Grassland: Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989, R1

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Data setNPP Grassland: Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989, R1
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/192
Release date2015-04-15
ProjectNet Primary Productivity (NPP)
Time period1953-01-01 to 1989-12-31

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CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Citations719972015Publications citing this data set
Downloads3022007-12-062017-04-241076 total files downloaded

Description

This data set provides two data files in text format (.txt). One file contains a long time series of biomass measurements made between 1955 and 1989 on a semi-desert steppe at the Dzhanybek Research Station in Kazakhstan (49.33 N 46.78 E Elevation 20 m). The second file contains monthly and annual climate data for the study site for the period 1953-1989. Peak live biomass measurements were made from 1955 to 1989 (excluding 1976) and additional measurements of above-ground live biomass and dead matter were made seasonally from 1985 to 1989. Averaged over the time series, above-ground live phytomass and standing dead were estimated to be 137 g/m2 and 32 g/m2 (dry matter weight), respectively, while below-ground phytomass dry weight was 1,750 g/m2. ANPP was estimated to be 201 g/m2/yr. BNPP and TNPP were not estimated. Revision Notes: Only the documentation for this data set has been modified. The data files have been checked for accuracy and are identical to those originally published in 1997.

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Citation

Gilmanov, T.G. 2015. NPP Grassland: Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989, R1. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/192

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
dzh_cli.txt 11.8KB 1953-01-01 - 1989-12-31
dzh_npp.txt 3.2KB 1955-05-15 - 1989-08-08

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  • NPP_DZH.pdf