Great Smoky Mountains Longterm Plot Vegetation Monitoring

Metadata Updated: December 4, 2020

This database includes all data related to the Vegetation Monitoring and Soil Quality Vital Signs protocols at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. These data are derived from a network of 20mX50m permanent plots from with the Vital Signs watersheds, and is largely vegetation structure, abundance, and diversity data, as well as soil physical and chemical properties. This database contains Pilot Year plots from 2015 that are outside of the current sampling design for Vital Signs.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI Open Data

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Publisher National Park Service
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier NPS_DataStore_2279852
Data First Published 2020-11-23
Data Last Modified 2020-11-23
Category Relational Database
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:24
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID D:\IRMA\DataStore\Application\OpenData\v1.1\NPS-DataStore.json
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Homepage URL
Program Code 010:118, 010:119
Related Documents
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 75299978e4dbbd57b178abafce67d5d26d77677c
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -84.0139,35.42586,-83.0425,35.84241
Temporal 2015-01-01/2020-01-01

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