[Parameters: Topic='BIOSPHERE', Term='VEGETATION', Variable_Level_1='HERBIVORY']
Jornada Experimental Range Vegetation Standing Crop (Production) RecordsEntry ID: MSU0013
Abstract: The Jornada Experimental Range Vegetation Standing Crop
(Production) Records measures vegetation which was clipped from
quadrats or belt transects of known area. The vegetation was
then separated by species, dried and weighed. The Vegetation
Standing Crop (Production) Records are used to determine the
amount of forage available for livestock grazing at the Jornada
Experimental Range near Las ... Cruces, New Mexico.
Collection Organization: Jornada Experimental Range.
Collection Methodology: Vegetation was clipped from quadrats
or belt transects of known area, then separated by species,
dried and weighed.
Collection Frequency: Yearly.
Update Characteristics: Discontinued updating.
STATISTICAL INFORMATION: Records and fields variable; 2.5 MB
Data Center: Jornada Experimental Range
Dissemination Media: Floppy or magnetic disk, Internet homepage
File Format: Spreadsheet
Access Instructions: Datasets are being added to the Jornada
LTER Homepage regularly. Data may be accessed via WWW browser at
Availability Status: On Request
Start Date: 1941-10-01Stop Date: 1988-10-31
Quality The clipping of the vegetation was supervised by a permanent
staff member. The data was reviewed by the scientist in charge.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: khavstad at nmsu.edu
Jornada Experimental Range New Mexico State University P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-0003
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-02-03