Net Primary Productivity of Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems


This dataset catalogs field estimates of net primary productivity for natural and agricultural ecosystems worldwide from approximately 1870-1980.

Dataset Location: Ecological Archives

Sites Georefferenced: Yes

Timespan: 1869-1982

Methods: Field measurements off above-ground NPP were collected from the literature and complied in a standardized fashion. Methodology of field techniques are not generally documented.

Data Collected: NPP, biome or vegetation type

Citation: G. Esser, H. F. H. Lieth, J. M. O. Scurlock, and R. J. Olson. 2000. Osnabrück net primary productivity data set. Ecology 81:1177.

Available via EcoData Retriever: No


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