Nitrogen content and isotopic composition of lichens in northern Utah
|Owners:||iUTAH Data Manager · David Bowling|
|Created:||Jul 25, 2016 at 9:54 p.m.|
|Last updated:||Feb 01, 2017 at 5:33 a.m. by iUTAH Data Manager|
This dataset includes nitrogen content (% dry mass) and stable isotopic composition of several lichen species within and surrounding the Salt Lake City metropolitan area.
This study focused on the nitrogen content and stable nitrogen isotope ratio of lichens on an elevational gradient along Red Butte Creek and Grandeur Peak to determine if lichens hold a record of inversion-based nitrogen deposition. After plotting the nitrogen content of the various samples it was determined that lichens do not hold a record of inversion-based nitrogen deposition.
lichen,Salt Lake City,nitrogen,Red Butte Creek,iUTAH,species,stable isotope
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|Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:||WGS 84 EPSG:4326|
|Coordinate Units:||Decimal degrees|
|Brianne Palmer, iUTAH iFellow Summer 2013||Utah State University|
|Observed Variables||sampling date, researcher, location, latitude, longitude, elevation, lichen species, N isotope ratio, % N, substrate, comment 1, comment 2, comment 3|
|Variable Description||Information on samples and results|
|Data Processing Method||samples analyzed on an isotope ratio mass spectrometer coupled to an elemental analyzer at the University of Utah's Stable Isotope Facility for Environmental Research|
|Data Collection Method||collected in field by scraping from substrate (rock, bark, etc)|
This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
|Agency Name||Award Title||Award Number|
|National Science Foundation||iUTAH-innovative Urban Transitions and Aridregion Hydro-sustainability||1208732|
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