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Delta-X: Aboveground Vegetation Structure for Herbaceous Wetlands across MRD, LA, USA

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Casta˝eda-Moya, E., and E. Solohin. 2023. Delta-X: Aboveground Vegetation Structure, Herbaceous Wetlands, MRD, LA, USA, V2. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/2240

Overview

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1997
Version1.1
Project
Published2022-06-24
Updated2023-09-21
Usage131 downloads

Description

This dataset provides mean stem diameter, mean height, dominant species, hydrogeomorphic zone (HGM), and stem density for vegetation in herbaceous wetlands collected in the Atchafalaya and Terrebonne basins in southeastern coastal Louisiana. The data were collected between 2021-03-21 to 2021-03-31 during the Delta-X Spring 2021 deployment, and from 2021-08-19 to 2021-08-27 during the Fall deployment. Field measurements were conducted at six sites in the Atchafalaya (N = 3) and Terrebonne (N = 3) basins. Five of the sites were adjacent to sites from the Coastwide Reference Monitoring System (CRMS), and the other site was in the Wax Lake Delta (WLD) without appropriate adjacent CRMS sites. Sites in both basins were chosen to represent a salinity gradient including freshwater, brackish, and saline ecosystems. Vegetation structure was measured in replicate sample plots (0.25 m2) located along transects oriented perpendicular to wetland edge to capture a range of hydrogeomorphic zones (supratidal and intertidal).

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • DOMINANT SPECIES

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Version History

VersionDataset TitlePublished
1.1Delta-X: Aboveground Vegetation Structure for Herbaceous Wetlands across MRD, LA, USA2022-06-24
2Delta-X: Aboveground Vegetation Structure, Herbaceous Wetlands, MRD, LA, USA, V22023-09-21