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Exotic and perennial grass cover for pastures in the Soda Fire (2016)

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Publication Date
Start Date
2016-04-14
End Date
2016-10-20

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Applestein, C.V., Germino, M.J., Fisk, M.R., Arkle, R.S., and Pilliod, D.S., 2018, Exotic and perennial grass cover for pastures in the Soda Fire (2016): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F75X27WS.

Summary

The point data file ("Soda Fire Point and Pasture Data (2016).Point Data.csv") includes 2016 vegetative cover values of exotic annual grass and perennial grass measured within three different types of plots for 75 pastures in the Soda Fire, which burned in 2015: 6m² plot using a grid-point intercept photo software, SamplePoint (Booth et al. 2006), 1m² quadrat using an unguided rapid ocular estimate in the field, 531m² circular plot using an unguided rapid ocular estimate in the field. Smaller plots were nested within larger plots. The pasture data file ("Soda Fire Point and Pasture Data (2016).Pasture Data.csv") includes pasture level metrics of area, elevation, precipitation, slope, heatload, soils, and herbicide treatments within [...]

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Soda Fire Point and Pasture Data (2016).Pasture Data.csv 5.85 KB
Soda Fire Point and Pasture Data (2016).Point Data.csv 133.36 KB
Exotic and Perennial Grass Cover for Pastures in the Soda Fire (2016).xml
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Purpose

Monitoring was conducted in order to provide data for land management decisions by the Bureau of Land Management, including treatments and grazing resumption and to assess effectiveness of treatments.

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  • Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC)
  • USGS Data Release Products

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F75X27WS

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