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NPP Grassland: Pampa De Leman, Argentina, 1980-1982, R1

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DatasetNPP Grassland: Pampa De Leman, Argentina, 1980-1982, R1
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/212
Release date2014-09-16
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Time period1980-08-04 to 1982-03-31

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Citations320022015Publications citing this dataset
Downloads1992007-12-062017-11-16820 total files downloaded

Description

This data set contains two ASCII files (.txt format). One file contains monthly productivity data measured on an arid dwarf-shrub steppe in northern Patagonia, Argentina from August 1980 to March 1982. The second file contains climate data recorded at a weather station set up onsite for the duration of the NPP study. Dynamics of above-ground biomass, dead matter, and litter were monitored at Pampa de Leman (-45.43 S, -69.83 W, Elevation 400 m) at monthly or bi-monthly intervals in a 1.5-hectare exclosure area protected from sheep grazing. The vegetative community is dominated by the dwarf shrub Nassauvia glomerulosa, with two grasses (Poa dusenii and Hordeum comosum). Annual above-ground net primary productivity (ANPP) of 78 g/m2/yr was estimated from the sum of the increase in above-ground biomass, dead matter, and litter.

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Bertiller, M.B. 2014. NPP Grassland: Pampa De Leman, Argentina, 1980-1982, R1. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/212

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
pmp_npp.txt 2.4KB 1980-08-04 to 1982-03-24
pmp_cli.txt 1.3KB 1980-09-01 to 1982-03-31

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