NPP Tropical Forest: Marafunga, Papua New Guinea, 1970-1971, R1

Metadata Updated: March 23, 2019

This data set contains two ASCII files (.txt format), one providing net primary production (NPP) component data for a lower montane rainforest and the other providing climate data. The NPP studies were conducted at Marafunga (6.00 S 145.18 E) in the highlands of Papua New Guinea to the east of Mount Kerigomna, about 25 km west of the town of Goroka. LAI, litterfall, litter standing crop and decomposition, and nutrient content of different vegetation components were measured from November 1970 through December 1971 at four representative forest stands: Ridge Top; Ridge Gap; Valley; and Slope. Forest inventories and field measurements of above- and below-ground biomass were made by destructive harvest at a fifth stand (Ridge Top) during October-December 1970 and April-August 1971. The results of these studies are given for the forest at large. The only component of NPP determined at Marafunga was litterfall (755 g/m2/year).

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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 August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019
Publisher ORNL_DAAC
Unique Identifier C1000000047-ORNL_DAAC
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Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, ORNL_DAAC. Edwards, P.J., and P.J. Grubb. 2013. NPP Tropical Forest: Marafunga, Papua New Guinea, 1970-1971, R1. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2013-10-17
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Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2018-11-29
Program Code 026:001
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Source Hash dfee6b7127439b7bc8cd7e7e253c85a1f8ca2da2
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -6.0 145.18
Temporal 1969-01-01T00:00:00Z/1971-12-17T23:59:59Z
Category NPP, geospatial

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