Variables: Species,DBH (cm),Distance on Transect (m),Distance from transect line (m),Tree tag number,Tree,Basal area Site, Slope, Topoposition,Date,Transect, Start, End, Distance on Transect,Rock, Soil, , understory veg,Columns Site, Topoposition, Slope, Transect, Start, End, Distance on Transect (M),Understory plant species,Site, Topoposition, Slope, Transect, Start, End, Distance on Transect (M),Rock length (cm), Rock width, Rock height
Standard Variables: Species|Diameter at breast height (DBH)|Distance|Slope|Topographic position|Vegetation type
Date Range: (2014-01-01 to 2014-08-01)
Dataset Creators/Authors: Margot Kaye
Contact: Margot Kaye, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, 303 Forest Resources Building, email@example.com, (814) 865-4841.
Field Area: Garner Run - Sandstone Forested
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