Data Set Citation:
When using this data, please cite the data package:
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis , NCEAS 2760: Stromberg: CaliforniaGrasslands , and Stromberg M.
NCEAS2760 Grasslands Survey Questions
nceas.226.3 (https://knb.ecoinformatics.org:443/knb/metacat/nceas.226.3/nceas)
General Information:
Title:NCEAS2760 Grasslands Survey Questions
Identifier:nceas.226
Alternate Identifier:NCEAS2760 Questions.doc
Abstract:
Survey questions asked of about 200 grassland managers and researchers in an effort to establish the trends of California grasslands.Results are summarized in NCEAS2760Answers.xls
Keywords:None:
  • Grasslands
None:
  • California
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  • trends
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  • status
None:
  • size
None:
  • questionaire
Data Table, Image, and Other Data Details:
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File
Data Table:Callifornia Grassland Survey ( View Metadata | Download File download)

Involved Parties

Data Set Creators:
Organization:National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Organization:NCEAS 2760: Stromberg: CaliforniaGrasslands
Individual: Mark Stromberg
Organization:UC Hastings Reserve
Address:
Carmel Valley, California 93924
Email Address:
stromberg@berkeley.edu
Data Set Contacts:
Individual: Mark Stromberg
Organization:UC Hastings Reserve
Address:
Carmel Valley, California 93924
Email Address:
stromberg@berkeley.edu
Associated Parties:
Individual: Carla D'Antonio
Individual: Susan Harrison
Individual: Kevin Rice
Metadata Providers:
Individual: Mark Stromberg

Data Set Characteristics

Geographic Region:
Geographic Description:We tried to cover the entire state of California, by choosing up to 200 people for the questionaire.
Bounding Coordinates:
West:  -121.0000  degrees
East:  -121.0000  degrees
North:  36.0000  degrees
South:  36.0000  degrees
Time Period:
Begin:
2001-06-01
End:
2002-01-01

Sampling, Processing and Quality Control Methods

Step by Step Procedures
Step 1:  
Description:

Questionaire

We consulted with a survey design group at UC Berkeley, and sent it to about 200 people we knew who were in some way expert in grasslands in California.

Data Set Usage Rights

no restrictions
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Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File