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Ausplots Rangelands supplementary dataset (Guerin et al. 2016)

Advanced Ecological Knowledge and Observation System
Guerin, G.R. ; Sparrow, B. ; Tokmakoff, A. ; Smyth, A. ; Leitch, E. ; Baruch, Z. ; Lowe, A.J.
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These data can be freely downloaded via the Advanced Ecological Knowledge and Observation System (ÆKOS) Data Portal and used subject to the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International. Attribution and citation is required as described under License and Citation. We ask you to send citations of publications arising from work that use these data to TERN Eco-informatics at datacited@aekos.org.au and citation and copies of publications to greg.guerin@adelaide.edu.au

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Greg Guerin
University of Adelaide
TERN Facility, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide SA, 5005
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greg.guerin@adelaide.edu.au

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This dataset contains information on vegetation at a set of field sites along with associated environmental data extracted from spatial layers and selected ecological statistics. Measurements of vascular plants include species, growth form, height and cover from 1010 point intercepts per plot as well as systematically recorded absences, which are useful for predictive modelling and validation of remote sensing applications. The derived cover estimates are robust and repeatable, allowing comparisons among environments and detection of modest change. The field plots span a rainfall gradient of 129–1437 mm Mean Annual Precipitation ranging from aseasonal to highly seasonal. The dataset consists of a processed version the AusPlots Rangelands dataset with three components: 1) a site table with locality, environmental and summary ecology statistics for each plot; 2) a set of compiled point intercept records identified by individual hits, site visits and plots and; 3) a processed species percent cover against site/visit matrix for ecological analysis. The data have re-use potential for studies on vegetation properties in the Australian rangelands or as a species presence/absence dataset for testing ecological models. The dataset also provides opportunities for generic application such as testing community ecology theories or developing or demonstrating community ecology software, whether using the raw point by point intercept data or the derived percent cover matrix.



Date Submitted : 2016-09-02

Date Accepted : 2016-09-02

Data time period: 2010-10-30 to 2016-02-01

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text: The extent of the dataset is mainland Australia. Study locations are mostly within the rangelands, but not exclusively so.

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