Biodiversity metrics during experimental drought and restoration in a coastal prairie in Santa Cruz, CA, USA in 2019 and 2021

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Various biodiversity metrics of restored, unrestored, droughted and ambient rainfall plots derived from plant community data in 2021 and trait data from 2019. Different facets of metrics include: taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic, that is, the average relative total native cover in a plot determined from an average of six 0.25 m² quadrats; the total number of unique native plant species in a plot (richness); the total number of unique plant taxa in a plot (alpha); the nearest taxon distance, i.e. the abundance weighted phylogenetic distance at the 0th quantile; the abundance weighted phylogenetic distance at the 10th quantile; the mean phylogenetic distance; i.e. the abundance weighted phylogenetic distance at the 50th quantile; functional richness, a measure of the total trait space occupied; functional evenness, a measure of the relative distribution of traits in an occupied trait space; functional divergence, a measure of the relative divergence of traits in an occupied trait space, and functional dispersion, a measure of the relative disperion of traits in an occupied trait space determined through relative abundances and dominance.

Unique identifer for every plot. The first letter: P represents restored plots and I represents unrestored plots; The second letter: S represents drought, and C represents ambient weather conditions). The number is the replicate number of a given treatment combination.

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DOI https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.942736
Related Identifier https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.942739
Metadata Access https://ws.pangaea.de/oai/provider?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=datacite4&identifier=oai:pangaea.de:doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.942736
Provenance
Creator Luong, Justin C
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2022
Rights Data access is restricted (moratorium, sensitive data, license constraints)
OpenAccess false
Representation
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 220 data points
Discipline Biospheric Sciences; Ecology; Geosciences; Natural Sciences
Spatial Coverage (-122.063 LON, 36.952 LAT); California, USA