Plant cover estimates were collected from Bouteloua grasslands at 3 different LTER (SGS, SEV, JRN) sites in summer of 1996/1997. The purpose of the data collection was to compare species composition and diversity between LTER sites and sandy grassland sites in Hungary.


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This dataset was originally published on the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Data Portal,, and potentially via other repositories or portals as described. The Digital Object Identifier (DOI) of the source data package is doi:10.6073/pasta/9f94c178469e01dd1d485eb01aca998e, and may be accessed at Metadata and files included in this record mirror as closely as possible the source data and documentation, with the provenance metadata and quality report generated by the LTER portal reproduced here as '*-provenance.xml' and *-report.html' files, respectively.


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Temporal coverage

1996-08-01 - 1997-07-31

Spatial coverage

McKenzie Flats is located within the northeastern section of the Sevilleta NWR, encompassing an area from Black Butte south to Palo Duro Canyon and east to the Los Pinos.The SGS-LTER site encompassed a large portion of the Colorado Piedmont Section of the western Great Plains. The site was bounded on the west by the Central Plains Experimental Range (CPER), located 61 km east of Fort Collins and 40 km northeast of Greeley in Weld County, Colorado.Jornada Experimental Range is located in the northern Chihuahuan Desert, approximately 25 km northeast of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA (+32.5 N, -106.8 W, elevation 1188 m). Annual precipitation is 24 cm and maximum temperatures average 13 C in January and 36 C in June.



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knb-lter-sev.145.204489-metadata.html (85 kB)
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knb-lter-sev.145.204489-provenance.xml (4 kB)
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knb-lter-sev.145.204489-report.html (56 kB)
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sev145_jrn_20140116.csv (118 kB)
Data in CSV format

sev145_sev_20140116.csv (121 kB)
Data in CSV format

sev145_sgs_20140116.csv (131 kB)
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