Jornada Experimental Range Utilization Surveys
Entry ID: MSU0017

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Summary
Abstract: The "Jornada Experimental Range Utilization Surveys" contains data on the
utilization of grasses by livestock. Utilization was determined by taking large
samples of grazed and ungrazed heights for major grass species. Using
height-weight tables, it was possible to determine the percent utilization, or
percent of forage used, for pastures or ranges. These data are used to
determine how much forage ... View entire text
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Description: Access to the JER LTER site
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 37.3   S: 31.04   E: -102.7   W: -109.35

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1939-01-01
Stop Date: 1989-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution Range: Annual
ISO Topic Category
Quality Data collected by permanent-staff technicians or scientists and
reviewed by the scientists in charge.
Originating Center
Data Center
Jornada Experimental Range, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://usda-ars.nmsu.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: KRIS HAVSTAD
Phone: 505-646-4842
Fax: 505-646-5889
Email: khavstad at nmsu.edu
Contact Address:
Jornada Experimental Range
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-0003
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 505-646-4842
Fax: 505-646-5889
Email: khavstad at nmsu.edu
Contact Address:
Jornada Experimental Range
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-0003
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-23
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