1800's Presettlement Vegetation of GLBRC and LTER sites — Research Context

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Vegetation from the early 1800’s (presettlement) of the LTER and GLBRC experiment areas was extracted from GIS data layers that were created from initial Michigan surveyors notes. Presettlement vegetation metadata is available for Michigan .

This datatable is part of the History of research sites including earlier vegetation types dataset.

Information about earlier vegetation, farming, etc.


Experiment: Research Context
Dataset: KBS110
Datatable ID: GLBRC097-001.4
Core Areas Populations,Disturbance
Repository link: http://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/a118034e6257eb2cfcd460e2eff4ec5f
Last Updated 2024-03-18
Variate Description Units
site experiment location
experiment GLBRC or LTER experiment
treatment experimental treatments
replicate replicate (block) nested within treatment
vegetation type vegetation determined from 1800's surveyor notes
comments comments about the observation

Data Excerpt

site experiment treatment replicate vegetation_type comments
KBS GLBRC Intensive Site BCSE and all experiments on Intensive site all treatments all blocks black oak barren
Michigan Central - Lake City Exp. Station GLBRC Marginal Land Experiment all treatments all blocks hemlock-white pine forest
Michigan North - Escanaba GLBRC Marginal Land Experiment all treatments all blocks beech-sugar maple-hemlock forest
Michigan South - Lux Arbor Reserve GLBRC Marginal Land Experiment all treatments all blocks oak hickory forest
KBS Lux Arbor Reserve GLBRC Scale-up Experiment all treatments oak hickory forest
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