Study ID 498

ITEX Dataset 20 - Torngats (Nakvakdry, Nakvakwet)

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Realm: Terrestrial
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Tundra
Central latitude: 58.639170
Central longitude: -63.375000
Duration: 3 years, from 2007 to 2010

913 records

51 distinct species

Across the time series Salix herbacea 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.


Description of how vegetation quantified (e.g point frame, biomass, etc) . If different methods were used in different years, please specify. -point frame2. The Abundance units (e.g. point frame hits, cover, subplot frequency, stemp, g/m2), th-point frame hits3. Plot size: (m2)-14. Approx subsite area (m2)-100