Desert Ecology Plot Network: Plot Details - Spatial Coordinates, Simpson Desert, Western Queensland

Typecollection
TitleDesert Ecology Plot Network: Plot Details - Spatial Coordinates, Simpson Desert, Western Queensland
Alternate TitleDesert Ecology Research Group Plot Network: Spatial data
Collection TypeDataset
Access PrivilegesLong Term Ecological Research Network
DOI - Digital Object Identifier10.25911/5c355ac814a4b
Metadata LanguageEnglish
Data LanguageEnglish
Brief DescriptionThis plot details and spatial coordinates data package comprises plot data for the 24 plots (or grids) situated within the 12 core sites used in the Desert Ecology Plot Network study design.
Full DescriptionAbstract: This plot details and spatial coordinates data package comprises plot data for the 24 plots (or grids) situated within the 12 core sites used in the Desert Ecology Plot Network study design. These plots are spaced between 0.5-2 km apart. The network program uses these sites/plots to quantitatively track long-term shifts in biodiversity and ecological processes in relation to key drivers, including unpredictable rainfall and droughts, fire, feral predators and grazing.

A synopsis of related data packages which have been collected as part of the Desert Ecology's full program is provided at https://doi.org/10.25911/5c13171d944fe.


Sampling method: Other elements of the plot network’s full program share the sampling structure and core sites/plot/grid configuration of this study design.

Study extent: Each of the 24 trapping grids is set out with thirty-six traps arrayed in a grid covering 1 ha; each grid comprises 6 lines of 6 traps spaced 20 m apart.

Project funding: Between 2012 and 2018 this project hwas part of the Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN). This work was supported by the Australian Government’s Terrestrial Ecosystems Research Network (www.tern.org.au) – an Australian research infrastructure facility established under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy and Education Infrastructure Fund–Super Science Initiative through the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
Methods

Number
1
Title
Plot Set-up
Description
The network program uses 12 sites which are spaced at least 15 km apart, each comprising at least two 1-ha trapping grids, or plots which are spaced between 0.5-2 km apart. Additional grids have been used at some of the sites. Trapping grids are set out with thirty-six traps arrayed in a grid covering 1 ha; each grid comprises 6 lines of 6 traps spaced 20 m apart. GPS points recorded at trap closest to access road. The datum is GDA94 and lat/long is provided in decimal degrees.
Instrument
Garmin GPS


File Descriptions

Name
derg_plot_details_spatial_coordinates_p56t182.csv
Description

dec_lat
definitionLatitude in decimal degree GDA94
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitdegree
dec_long
definitionLongitude decimal degree GDA94
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitdegree
method
definitionType of survey technique
nominal text definitionCharacter
number of records41
property
definitionProperty site/plot is located on
nominal text definitionCharacter
site_grid
definitionSite and trapping grid code
nominal text definitionCharacter
site_name
definitionName of site
nominal text definitionCharacter


Contact Emailglenda.wardle@sydney.edu.au
chris.dickman@sydney.edu.au
aaron.greenvile@sydney.edu.au
bobby.tamayo@sydney.edu.au
Contact AddressHeydon-Laurence Building A08
University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW, 2006
Australia

Contact Phone Number+61 2 9351 7113
+61 2 9351 2318
+61 2 9351 8577
+61 2 9351 8577
+61 425 382 205
+61 420 526 801
Principal InvestigatorGlenda Wardle
SupervisorsChris Dickman
CollaboratorsAaron Greenville
Bobby Tamayo
Fields of Research0501 - Ecological Applications
0602 - Ecology
0608 - Zoology
Keywordskeyword:Plot setup
keyword:Survey structure
Desert Ecology Research Group
Spatial data
Type of Research ActivityStrategic basic research
Geospatial Location
Location TypeLocation Value
TextSimpson Desert, Western Queensland, Australia
DCMI Box notation conformant with iso 19139northlimit = -23.20549; southlimit = -23.99417; westlimit = 137.86511; eastLimit = 138.60589
Date of data creation2014-06-11
Year of data publication2014
Creator(s) for Citation
Given NameSurname
GlendaWardle
ChrisDickman
AaronGreenville
BobbyTamayo
Publisher for CitationLong Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN), ANU Data Commons, The Australian National University
Related Websites
URLTitle
http://hdl.handle.net/1885/130861ANU Open Research, Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN) collection.
Other Related IdentifiersMorphoId:ltern2.3
PackageId:56
Access RightsData users must request permission from the Data Provider (Glenda Wardle or Chris Dickman) before access to latitudinal and longitudinal data is granted.
Access Rights TypeRestricted
Rights held in and over the dataAusGoal Restrictive Licence - This licence has been developed specifically for material that may contain personal or other confidential information. It may also be used for other reasons, including material to be licenced under some form of limiting or restrictive condition.
Licence TypeAusGoalRestrictive - AusGoal Restrictive Licence
LicenceLTERN Deed: 25
Date of execution: 2015-05-28


Retention PeriodIndefinitely
Data Management PlanNo
Status: Published
Published To:
- Australian National University
- Australian National Data Service
Identifier: anudc:5754
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