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.
NCEAS2760Answers.xls
nceas.227.15 (https://knb.ecoinformatics.org:443/knb/metacat/nceas.227.15/nceas)
General Information:
Title:NCEAS2760Answers.xls
Identifier:nceas.227
Alternate Identifier:NCEAS2760Answers.xls
Abstract:
Survey results from about 50 California grasslands experts, to questions regarding the status and trends of California grasslands.
Keywords:None:
  • Grasslands
None:
  • California
None:
  • status
None:
  • trends
None:
  • ecology
None:
  • management
Data Table, Image, and Other Data Details:
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File
Data Table:Native Dominated Grassland ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Converted Native Grassland ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Increasing Native Dominance by Management ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Regional Distribution of Existing Good Sites ( View Metadata | Download File download)
Data Table:Regional Distribution of Native Sites Gone Non-Native ( 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:
38601 E. Carmel Valley Road,
Carmel Valley, California 93924
Phone:
831 659 2664 (voice)
Email Address:
stromberg@berkeley.edu
Data Set Contacts:
Individual: Mark Stromberg
Organization:UC Hastings Reserve
Address:
38601 E. Carmel Valley Road,
Carmel Valley, California 93924
Phone:
831 659 2664 (voice)
Email Address:
stromberg@berkeley.edu
Associated Parties:
Individual: Kevin Rice
Individual: Carla D'Antonio
Individual: Susan Harrison
Metadata Providers:
Individual: Mark Stromberg

Data Set Characteristics

Geographic Region:
Geographic Description:State of California. We don't know the lat and long of the corners of CA, so let's just put in those of Hastings.
Bounding Coordinates:
West:  -121.0000  degrees
East:  -121.0000  degrees
North:  36.0000  degrees
South:  36.0000  degrees
Time Period:
Date:
2001-06-01

Sampling, Processing and Quality Control Methods

Step by Step Procedures
Step 1:  
Description:

Questionaire Results

We tallied the responses, and map locations, etc.

Sampling Area And Frequency:
This covered the experience of about 50 grassland managers from about 1970 to 2001, across the state of California.
Sampling Description:
Information was based on a questionaire, see file name NCEAS2760 Questions.doc registered previously.

Data Set Usage Rights

no restrictions
Access Control:
Auth System:knb
Order:denyFirst
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File