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A Global Database of Litterfall Mass and Litter Pool Carbon and Nutrients

Abstract: Measurement data of aboveground litterfall and littermass and litter carbon, nitrogen, and nutrient concentrations were extracted from 685 original literature sources and compiled into a comprehensive database to support the analysis of global patterns of carbon and nutrients in litterfall and litter pools. Data are included from sources dating from 1827 to 1997. The reported data include the ... View entire text
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  N: 72.5   S: -54.5   E: 176.2   W: -156.7

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Other Citation Details: Holland, E.A., W.M. Post, E.G. Matthews, J.M. Sulzman, R. Staufer, and O.N. Krankina. 2014. A Global Database of Litterfall Mass and Litter Pool Carbon and Nutrients. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1827-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15

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