Dataset landingpage: External Projects - Greenland Permanent Vegetation Plots - Vascular plants

Dataset specification

  • Title: External Projects - Greenland Permanent Vegetation Plots - Vascular plants
  • Description: This dataset provides a list of the plant species present in 90 permanent plots in Tyrolerfjord in the western part of Young Sund. Plots were distributed with 3 x 6 plots for every 100 m altitudinal increase. They were circular, with radius=2 m. Nomenclature follows Böcher et al. (1978): "Grønlands flora”. P. Haase & Søns Forlag. The project was supported by the Danish Cooperation for Environment in the Arctic (DANCEA, project number 112-00247). Please contact Jacob Nabe-Nielsen ( for further information. Greenland Permanent Vegetation Plots:Greenland permanent vegetation plots External Projects:Data from monitoring projects related to, but not yet officially part of, GEM
  • DOI: 10.17897/8H28-N128 -
  • Location/site: Greenland - -40, 70 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 2015-07-25 - 2015-07-30

Data originator, license and how to download the dataset

The dataset is a product of the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring program (GEM): It is free and open data, licensed with terms of use under the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license: When downloading you will automatically get a terms of use document, describing how to cite the data and other important information.

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Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description Plot Text Text Plot Lat Deg Float Lat Long Deg Float Long Altitude M Float Altitude Species Text Text Species Date Date Date Date