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Entry ID: USDA0141

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Summary
Abstract: Information on research project title, principle investigators,
experimental variables, units, measurements/collection, variable
definition, models being used or developed, links with other
SGCP projects, data management and communication software,
hardware storage capabilities. The following types of research
projects are described: pine-hardwood ecosystems research
projects, spruce-fir research projects, socioeconomic research
projects; vegetation/ecosystem modeling and analysis projects.


Collection Organization: USDA/FS - Southern Global Change Program

Collection Methodology: Resulting from survey of Southern Global
Change Program projects and submitted Study Plans.

Collection Frequency: Continual.

Update Characteristics: Feedback system between data dictionary
administrator, program manager, quality assurance coordinator,
and scientists.

STATISTICAL INFORMATION:

Variable.
LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

Data Center: Forest Service
Dissemination Media: Forest Service Digital Communication
System, hard copy.
File Format: ASCII
Access Instructions: Hard copy available; also available on the
Internet. Contact the data center for further questions.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 39.0 S: 30.0  E: -68.0  W: -99.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > ALABAMA > United States
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > ARKANSAS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > FLORIDA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > GEORGIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > LOUISIANA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MISSISSIPPI
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NORTH CAROLINA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > OKLAHOMA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > SOUTH CAROLINA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > TENNESSEE
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > TEXAS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > VIRGINIA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST PROTECTION    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST YIELDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >EROSION/SEDIMENTATION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND RESOURCES    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >EARTH GASES/LIQUIDS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA


Quality
Formal quality assurance program implemented for all projects.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
CARBON
Attitudes,Preferences,Behavior > Social Behavior > Social Change
Economic Activity > Economic Change
Environmental Protection > Climate > Climate Change
Environmental Protection > Environmental Modeling
Environmental Protection > Forests
Environmental Protection > Resource Management
Land And Freshwater Resources > Ecological Dynamics
Land And Freshwater Resources > Land Processes
CLIMATE
ECOSYSTEMS
GLOBAL CHANGE
LAND AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES
OZONE
PINE HARDWOOD ECOSYSTEMS
SOCIOECONOMIC RESEARCH
SPRUCE-FIR ECOSYSTEMS
TIMBER
VEGETATION


Originating Center
USDA/FS


Data Center
Southern Research Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.srs.fs.fed.us/

Data Center Personnel
Name: STEVEN G. MCNULTY
Phone: 919-515-7040
Fax: 919-515-3593
Email: mcnulty at arrc.ncsu.edu
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
Southern Global Change Program
1509 Varsity Drive
City: Raleigh
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27606
Country: USA


Personnel
STEVEN G. MCNULTY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 919-515-7040
Fax: 919-515-3593
Email: mcnulty at arrc.ncsu.edu
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
Southern Global Change Program
1509 Varsity Drive
City: Raleigh
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27606
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-15

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