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NPP Tropical Forest: Luquillo, Puerto Rico, 1946-1994, R1

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Data setNPP Tropical Forest: Luquillo, Puerto Rico, 1946-1994, R1
Release date2013-10-17
ProjectNet Primary Productivity (NPP)
Time period1946-01-01 to 1994-12-31

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Downloads2862007-12-062017-05-202710 total files downloaded


This data set contains ten ASCII files (.txt format), one NPP file for each of the nine different montane tropical rainforest sites within the Luquillo Experimental Forest (LEF) of Puerto Rico and one file containing climate data. The NPP study sites are located along an environmental gradient of different soils, elevation (100-1,000 m), develop stage, and mean annual rainfall. Field measurements were carried out from 1946 through 1994.

Data set documentation


Lugo, A.E., F. Scatena, and C.F. Jordan. 2013. NPP Tropical Forest: Luquillo, Puerto Rico, 1946-1994, R1. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
lql1a_npp_r1.txt 4.4KB 1980-01-01 - 1983-12-31
lql1_npp_r1.txt 5.5KB 1946-01-01 - 1983-12-31
lql2_npp_r1.txt 5.5KB 1946-01-01 - 1988-06-01
lql3_npp_r1.txt 5.6KB 1980-01-01 - 1989-12-31
lql4_npp_r1.txt 4.0KB 1980-01-01 - 1983-12-31
lql5_npp_r1.txt 3.8KB 1980-01-01 - 1983-12-31
lql6_npp_r1.txt 4.3KB 1946-01-01 - 1982-12-31
lql7_npp_r1.txt 3.9KB 1980-01-01 - 1989-12-31
lql8_npp_r1.txt 3.0KB 1951-01-01 - 1983-12-31
lql_cli.txt 8.3KB 1975-01-01 - 1992-12-31

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  • NPP_LQL.pdf