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Range Plant Community Changes 1940-1978 in Northwest Oklahoma
Entry ID: USDA0092


Summary
Abstract: Document the dynamics of plant communities in Northwest Oklahoma
and relate it to climate changes.


Collection Organization: Southern Plains Range Research Station.

Collection Methodology: Plant species composition data were
obtained by periodically sampling an experimental range site
using line transect methods.

Collection Frequency: Sampled in 1940, 1949, 1951, 1959,
1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, and 1978.

Update Characteristics: No data are currently being collected.

LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

Data Center: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Dissemination Media: Floppy disks
File Format: ASCII
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Access Restrictions: None
Availability Status: On Request

Geographic Coverage
 N: 37.0 S: 34.0  E: -96.0  W: -103.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1940-01-01
Stop Date: 1978-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > OKLAHOMA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE >CROP/PLANT YIELDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >ANTHROPOGENIC/HUMAN INFLUENCED ECOSYSTEMS >AGRICULTURAL LANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >GRASSLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >SHRUBLAND/SCRUB    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >BIOMASS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >DOMINANT SPECIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION COVER    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION SPECIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY DYNAMICS >BIODIVERSITY FUNCTIONS    [Definition]


Quality
Data collectors were throughly trained in methods and plant
species identification.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
ARTEMISIA
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Agricultural Outputs
Land And Freshwater Resources > Biodiversity
Land And Freshwater Resources > Ecological Dynamics
CLIMATE CHANGE
COMMUNITY DYNAMICS
DIVERSITY
EXCLOSURE
FILIFOLIA
FLUCTUATION
GRASSLAND
GRAZING
LAND AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES
SAND SAGEBRUSH


Data Center
Southern Plains Range Research Station, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.sprrs.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PHILLIP L. SIMS
Phone: 405-256-7449
Fax: 405-256-1322
Email: psims at ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Southern Plains Range Research Station
2000 18th Street
City: Woodward
Province or State: OK
Postal Code: 73801
Country: USA


Personnel
PHILLIP L. SIMS
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 405-256-7449
Fax: 405-256-1322
Email: psims at ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Southern Plains Range Research Station
2000 18th Street
City: Woodward
Province or State: OK
Postal Code: 73801
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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