Vegetation inventories from the study: Expansion of deciduous shrubs but not evergreen dwarf shrubs inhibited by reindeer in Scandes mountain range

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Tage Vowles - University of Gothenburg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Description

The dataset contains results from vegetation inventories for 1995-2011 from four locations along the Swedish mountain range, for shrub heath and birch forest vegetation types.

Sites surveyed were Fulufjället, Långfjället, Ritsem and Pulsuvuoma.

At each site there are six 25x25m plots, three surrounded by a fence to keep out herbivores, and three representing grazed conditions.

In each of the plots, twenty 1×1m subplots were randomly chosen, and cover for each species in the 1×1m subplots was visually estimated.

This dataset contains the cover data for each species.

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Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Tage Vowles - University of Gothenburg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Identifiers

SND-ID: ECDS 0223

Description

The dataset contains results from vegetation inventories for 1995-2011 from four locations along the Swedish mountain range, for shrub heath and birch forest vegetation types.

Sites surveyed were Fulufjället, Långfjället, Ritsem and Pulsuvuoma.

At each site there are six 25x25m plots, three surrounded by a fence to keep out herbivores, and three representing grazed conditions.

In each of the plots, twenty 1×1m subplots were randomly chosen, and cover for each species in the 1×1m subplots was visually estimated.

This dataset contains the cover data for each species.

Language

English

Time period(s) investigated

1995-01-01 — 2011-12-31

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Fulufjället, Långfjället, Ritsem and Pulsuvuoma.

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Vegetation inventories from the study: Expansion of deciduous shrubs but not evergreen dwarf shrubs inhibited by reindeer in Scandes mountain range

Suggested citation

Tage Vowles. University of Gothenburg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences (2018). <em>Vegetation inventories from the study: Expansion of deciduous shrubs but not evergreen dwarf shrubs inhibited by reindeer in Scandes mountain range</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5879/ECDS/2017-01-29.1/0">https://doi.org/10.5879/ECDS/2017-01-29.1/0</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Tage Vowles - University of Gothenburg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated

1995-01-01 — 2011-12-31

Published: 2018-06-20
Last updated: 2019-06-11