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NPP GRASSLAND: BADKHYZ, TURKMENISTAN, 1948-1982Entry ID: NPP_BDK
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Productivity of an ephemeral desert grassland was determined at the Badkhyz Nature Reserve Station in southern Turkmenistan, between 1948 and 1982. Monthly dynamics of above-ground plant biomass were made during the growing season (January-May) from 1948 to 1963, and the record of peak live biomass continues until 1982, with a gap from 1973 to 1976. These data are part of a series of ... grassland data sets recently assembled and checked by Dr. Tagir Gilmanov, which cover a wide range of climate and "continentality" (increasing maximum summer temperatures, decreasing precipitation) from the North-West to the South-East of the Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR). Climate data for this site are also available: see Any Other Relevant Information in section 11 of this document. More information on the entire Net Primary Production Project can be found at the NPP homepage.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: GILMANOV, T.G.
Dataset Title: NPP GRASSLAND: BADKHYZ, TURKMENISTAN, 1948-1982
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/203Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=203&term2attribut...
Start Date: 1948-01-15Stop Date: 1982-05-01
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Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 (605) 688-4925/6141 (USA)
Fax: (USA): +1 (605) 688-6677
Fax: +7 (095) 200-2216/2217 (Attn. Gilmanov 002840)
Email: gilmanov at ur.sdstate.edu
Center for Ecology and Productivity of Forests Russian Academy of Sciences 69 Novocheryomushkinskaya c/o Department of Biology and Microbiology South Dakota State University Brookings, SD 57007 USA
Postal Code: 117418
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
ORNL DAAC User Services Office Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-06-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-24