Vascular Plants of the North Carolina Piedmont Forest
This dataset uses a forest community to assess the effects of scale on plant biodiversity as well as the effect of a huricane disturbance.
Dataset Location: Ecological Archives
Site Location: Oosting Natural Area, Duke Forest, North Carolina (79.057oW, 35.976oN)
Sites Georefferenced: No
Sampling Frequency: two full census (1990, 1998)
Methods: Eight distinct plot sizes (0.016 - 256 m2) were established in 1989 in an overlapping grid of nested plots.
Data Collected: tree species, diameter, hurricane damage; soil nutrients, pH, organic matter
Citation: Michael W. Palmer, Robert K. Peet, Rebecca A. Reed, Weimin Xi, and Peter S. White. 2007. A multiscale study of vascular plants in a North Carolina Piedmont forest. Ecology 88:2674.
Available via EcoData Retriever: No