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Submerged aquatic vegetation and environmental data along a salinity gradient in Barataria Bay, Louisiana (2015)

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Citation

Hillmann, E., DeMarco, K., and La Peyre, M., 2017, Submerged aquatic vegetation and environmental data along a salinity gradient in Barataria Bay, Louisiana (2015): U.S. Geological Survey Data Release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7M61HG4.

Summary

This data set includes bi-monthly data on submerged aquatic vegetation species composition, percent cover, above and below ground biomass and environmental data at coastal sites across the fresh to saline gradient in Barataria Bay, LA. This project was co-funded by the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center and the Gulf Coast Prairie and the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperatives. An alternate reference to this product can be found here.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
U.S. Geological Survey
Originator :
Eva Hillmann, Kristin DeMarco, Megan La Peyre
Metadata Contact :
Megan La Peyre
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Land Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Climate Adaptation Science Centers

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SAV_BaratariaBay.FGDC.xml
Original FGDC Metadata

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SAV_BaratariaBay_Final.xlsx 172.87 KB
SAV_BaratariaBay_Final.csv 61.87 KB

Purpose

The data were collected to document SAV species communities, determine intra annual variation in community composition and biomass, and relate SAV communities to environment along a salinity gradient. The data may be used to assess SAV communities and environmental data.

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doi https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7M61HG4

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