University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
College of Biological Sciences


FAB 2 - DIV: Forests and Biodiversity Experiment - Low density diversity experiment - Experiment 291

Sapling Census

Years Available: 2016 - 2019

Principle Investigators

Cavender-Bares, Jeannine
Montgomery, Rebecca
Hobbie, Sarah
Reich, Peter

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Environmental Data Initiative data package

EDI Package ID DOI


1Survey YearSurvey Year
2Year PlantedYear seedling was planted
3SpeciesSpecies name
4SPCODEFirst 2 letters of latin genus then first 2 letters of species
5SRSpecies richness, number of species planted in the blocknumber
7Plot NoPlot location within block
8IDUnique identifier for each seedling. If from maternal line, begins with species code then maternal line number followed by tree number from line. If not from maternal line, begins with species code then year planted then position id.
9RowPosition of seedling in the row
10ColumnPosition of seedling in the column
11Position IDUnique position number of whole site
12Survey Start DateSurvey Start Date
13Survey End DateSurvey End Date
14Height.cmHeight of seedlingcentimeter
15Diameter.mmBasal diameter of seedlingmillimeter
16DBH.mmStem diameter at 1.37 metersmillimeter
17DeadObserved status of seedling
18ReproducingPresence of reproductive structures
19Reproduction CountNumber of reproductive structuresnumber
20JUVI Reproduction CountNumber of Juniperus virginiana reproductive structures (# of berries) by category ranges0=none, 1=1 to 3, 2=3 to 10ten, 3=11 to 100, 4=101 to 1000, 5=1001 to 5000
21Notes on surveyNotes taken by the survey crew


Survey YearYear PlantedSpeciesSPCODESRBlockPlot NoIDRowColumnPosition IDSurvey Start DateSurvey End DateHeight.cmDiameter.mmDBH.mmDeadReproducingReproduction CountJUVI Reproduction CountNotes on survey
20162016Quercus albaQUAL411QUAL-2016-111109/19/201609/23/201638.55No
20162016Quercus rubraQURU411QURU-229-2016-212209/19/201609/23/201629.56No
20162016Pinus strobusPIST411PIST-2016-313309/19/201609/23/20163411.5No
20162016Quercus albaQUAL411QUAL-2016-414409/19/201609/23/2016435.5No
20162016Quercus macrocarpaQUMA411QUMA-105-2016-515509/19/201609/23/201624.55No
20162016Quercus rubraQURU411QURU-233-2016-616609/19/201609/23/2016285No
20162016Quercus rubraQURU411QURU-211-2016-717709/19/201609/23/201623.54No
20162016Quercus rubraQURU411QURU-230-2016-818809/19/201609/23/2016253.5No
20162016Quercus rubraQURU411QURU-231-2016-919909/19/201609/23/2016305No
20162016Quercus rubraQURU411QURU-204-2016-101101009/19/201609/23/2016316No
20162016Quercus albaQUAL411QUAL-2016-11211109/19/201609/23/20165710No
20162016Quercus rubraQURU411QURU-234-2016-12221209/19/201609/23/2016266.5No

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