Avian Use of Purple Loosestrife Dominated Habitat Relative to Other Vegetation Types in a Lake Huron Wetland Complex
Entry ID: usgs_npwrc_purpleloostrife

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Summary
Abstract: Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria), a native of Eurasia, is an introduced
perennial plant in North American wetlands that displaces other wetland plants.
Although not well studied, purple loosestrife is widely believed to have little
value as habitat for birds. To examine the value of purple loosestrife as
avian breeding habitat, we conducted early, mid-, and late season bird surveys
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Description: Avian Use of Purple Loosestrife Dominated Habitat Relative to Other Vegetation
Types in a Lake Huron Wetland Complex data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.1   S: 43.3   E: -82.5   W: -84.2

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Michael B. Whitt, Harold H. Prince, and Robert R. Cox, Jr.
Dataset Title: Avian Use of Purple Loosestrive Dominated Habitat Relative to Other Vegetation Types in a Lake Huron Wetland Complex
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Jamestown, North Dakota
Dataset Publisher: USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Version: Version 04JUN99
Online Resource: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/plants/huron/index.htm
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Standard errors reported are for least-square means (SAS
1990). Because multiple comparison of means with heterogenous
variances may be misleading (Sokal and Rohlf 1981), we further
examined comparisons of non-zero means to means of zero using
confidence intervals. For each mean of zero, we constructed a 90%
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TOM SKLEBAR
Phone: 701-253-5500
Phone: 701-253-5554
Fax: 701-253-5553
Email: tom_sklebar at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
8711 37th Street, S.E.
City: Jamestown
Province or State: North Dakota
Postal Code: 58401
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 43 K bytes
Distribution Format: zip
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: ser at winternet.com
Contact Address:
Svoboda Ecological Resources
2477 Shadywood Road
City: Excelsior
Province or State: MN
Postal Code: 55331
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Whitt, Michael B., Harold H. Prince, and Robert R. Cox, Jr. 1999. Avian Use of Purple Loosestrife Dominated Habitat Relative to Other Vegetation Types in a Lake Huron Wetland Complex. Wilson Bulletin Vol. 111, No 1:105-114.

http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/1999/huron/cited.htm
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-01-28
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