Dataset under embargo


Ground cover in meadow sites.

The dataset includes three different types of files and all files (except the readme) are saved as ;-separated txt-files:

  • One data file per year (_YEAR.txt)

  • One coordinate file with coordinates of all sites included in the dataset (_coordinates.txt)

  • One auxiliary file with information about which sites are included in the dataset and when (_aux.txt)

  • One readme file with additional information about the variables included in the study design (_readme.pdf)

The dataset has a two-year embargo, older versions of the dataset are publicly available for download.

Additional Info

Field Value
DOI 10.48425/0073799
Version 3
Visibility Public
Topic Category Code Biota
Embargo end date 2023-01-25
Contact Person Kari Anne Bråthen
Email Address
Title of Position Professor
Organization Name UiT - The Arctic University of Norway
Associated Parties
Persons Hanna Böhner
Temporal Extent - start date 2005-07-01
Temporal Extent - end date 2020-08-31
Geographic Location
  • Sandfjorddalen
  • Siskkit Corgas Ja Lagesduottar
  • Komagdalen Ovre
  • Bearalveaijohka
  • Eastordalen
  • Varjjatnjarga
  • Varanger
  • Iesjohka
  • Torvhaugdalen
  • Ifjordfjellet
  • Komagdalen
  • Jakobselv
  • Komagdalen Nedre
  • Komagdalen Midtre
  • Storelva
  • Giksjohka
  • Vestre Jakobselv
Scientific Name
Resource Citation Kari Anne Bråthen et al., 2022, v_meadow_ground_cover_observational_v3: COAT project data. Available online:
Associated Scripts
Associated study protocol
  • protocol-plant-measurements-in-heath-and-meadow-sites_v1
Bibliographic citation
Funding Source Fram Centre, The Research Council of Norway, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

Data and Resources