Monday, July 3, 2017
Dabney S. Lancaster Community
Clifton Forge, Virginia
No photos today -- crunching data and working on computers doesn't give good photo-ops!
So here's a summary of our findings:
June 28, 2017. Greenbrier State Forest, Caldwell, WV
Transect Aspect is North-South
Old Fields Trail
Black Bear Trail
|Slope Aspect (°)||280 (W)||0 (N)|
|Slope Inclination (%)||28||10|
|Transect Inclination (%)||2||10|
|Tree Density (Stems/Hectare)||1,249||1,428|
|Tree Basal Area (m2/hectare)||26.9||25.4|
|Sapling Density (Stems/Hectare)||160||640|
|Seedling Density (Stems/Hectare)||15,075||36,984|
|Shrub Density (Stems/Hectare)||71,824||21,373|
|Tree Species Richness||8||13|
|Sapling Species Richness||2||5|
|Seedling Species Richness||8||17|
|Shrub Species Richness||5||3|
|Herbaceous Cover (%)||0.4||1.7|
|Bryophyte (Moss) Cover (%)||2.9||1.7|
|Rock Cover (%)||0.0||5.4|
|Woody Debris Cover (%)||14.5||8.8|
"DBH" means "Diameter at Breast Height" and is a measure of how big a tree is.
Team 2 had some large trees! Team 1 was much more usual.
The line shows the dbh sizes over the past 12 years (24 transects).
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