Study ID 495

ITEX Dataset 17 - Dovre (Kuntshoe) and Faroe (Sornfelli)

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Realm: Terrestrial
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Tundra
Central latitude: 62.183333
Central longitude: 1.334931
Duration: 4 years, from 1999 to 2008

1703 records

77 distinct species

Across the time series Bistorta vivipara is the most frequently occurring species


Elmendorf, S.C. (2012) Global Tundra Vegetation Change –30 years of plant abundance data from unmanipulated and experimentally-warmed plots. Available at:, accessed 2017. CCIN reference number 10786.Elmendorf, S.C., Henry, G.H., Hollister, R.D., Björk, R.G., Bjorkman, A.D., Callaghan, T.V., Collier, L.S., Cooper, E.J., Cornelissen, J.H. & Day, T.A. (2012a) Global assessment of experimental climate warming on tundra vegetation: heterogeneity over space and time. Ecology letters, 15, 164–175.Elmendorf, S.C., Henry, G.H., Hollister, R.D., Björk, R.G., Boulanger-Lapointe, N., Cooper, E.J., Cornelissen, J.H., Day, T.A., Dorrepaal, E. & Elumeeva, T.G. (2012b) Plot-scale evidence of tundra vegetation change and links to recent summer warming. Nature Climate Change, 2, 453–457.Elmendorf, S.C., Henry, G.H., Hollister, R.D., Fosaa, A.M., Gould, W.A., Hermanutz, L., Hofgaard, A., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Jorgenson, J.C. & Lévesque, E. (2015) Experiment, monitoring, and gradient methods used to infer climate change effects on plant communities yield consistent patterns. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 448–452.


Vegetation 1. Vegetation is quantified as cover (%) per species. 2. The Abundance units : nine subplots 3. Plot size: 0.5x0.5 m 4. Approx subsite area: 200x40 m 5. List missing taxa and year missing (e.g. no cryptogams sampled in 2004; no litter sampling in 2008) 6. Description of warming treatment: hexagonal OTCs,