wash.rich {asbio}R Documentation

Species richness and environmental variables from Mt Washburn

Description

Aho and Weaver (2010) examined the effect of environmental characteristics on alpine vascular plant species richness on Mount Washburn (3124m) a volcanic peak in north-central Yellowstone National Park.

Usage

data(wash.rich)

Format

A data frame with 40 observations on the following 7 variables.

site

Site identifier.

Y

Species richness.

X1

Percent Kjeldahl (total) soil N.

X2

Slope in degrees.

X3

Aspect in degrees from true north.

X4

Percent cover of surface rock.

X5

Soil pH.

Source

Aho, K., and T. Weaver (2010) Ecology of alpine nodes: environments, communities, and ecosystem evolution (Mount Washburn; Yellowstone Natl. Park). Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 40(2): 139-151.


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