|Dataset||NPP Grassland: Bridger, USA, 1970-1973, R1|
|Project||Net Primary Productivity (NPP)|
|Time period||1894-01-01 to 1994-12-31|
|Count||Earliest Date||Latest Date||Data Usage|
|Citations||5||2002||2015||Publications citing this dataset|
|Downloads||255||2007-12-06||2017-10-17||1253 total files downloaded|
This data set contains three ASCII text files for the Bridger grassland study site in the Rocky Mountains (45.78 N, -110.78 W, Elevation 2,340 m). Two files contain above- and below-ground biomass data, one for each treatment (ungrazed and moderately grazed). The third file contains climate data from the Big Timber weather station (45.80 N, -110.00 W, Elevation 1,249 m) near Bridger. Dynamics of above- and below-ground plant biomass were monitored by harvest technique at roughly 2-week intervals during the growing season for the years 1970, 1972, and 1973. Data on above-ground live biomass, standing dead matter, and litter are provided for each sampling date. Below-ground biomass (roots and crowns) are provided for 0-30 cm and 0-50 cm depths. Data were collected as part of a coordinated study over 1-3 years at ten grassland sites of the central and western United States under the U.S. Grassland Biome Project of the International Biological Program (IBP). Above-ground net primary production (ANPP) was estimated, conservatively, by summing peak biomass of individual species. Below-ground net primary production (BNPP) was estimated as the sum of positive increments in total root biomass (including root crowns). Values varied according to treatment. 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 1998.
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|brd1_npp.txt||3.1KB||1970-06-30 to 1973-09-18|
|brd_cli.txt||38.0KB||1894-01-01 to 1994-12-31|
|brd2_npp.txt||2.7KB||1970-06-29 to 1972-11-08|
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