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IAI-Data-CRN_012_Austin_GRASS-DEC: Relative importance of dominant grass species in a water-limited ecosystem in the Patagonian steppe
Entry ID: IAIDIS758

Abstract: Changes in biodiversity due to human impact of domestic grazers are
occurring in many parts of the world, and the net effect of this
change could have detrimental effects on ecosystem functioning. The
selective removal of palatable grass species results in localized
species loss from areas subject to heaving grazing, which may have
consequences for carbon and nitrogen cycling. Moreover, in areas ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 15.0   S: -60.0   E: -30.0   W: -90.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Austin, A.T.
Dataset Title: IAI-Data-CRN_012_Austin_GRASS-DEC
Dataset Series Name: The Role of Biodiversity and Climate in the Functioning of Ecosystems: A Comparative Study or Grasslands, Savannas, and Forests
Dataset Publisher: IAI
Version: Not provided
Issue Identification: IAI-Data-CRN_012_Austin_GRASS-DEC
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
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Province or State: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 12227-010
Country: BRAZIL
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-26