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Shrub height in herbivore exclosures and control plots in snowbeds on the Varanger peninsula.

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 data is not publicly available yet.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
DOI 10.48425/0089794
Version 1
Visibility Public
Topic Category Code Biota
Embargo end date
Contact Person Eeva Marjatta Soininen
Email Address
Title of Position Researcher
Organization Name UiT - The Arctic University of Norway
Associated Parties
    Persons Hanna Böhner
    Temporal Extent - start date 2019-07-15
    Temporal Extent - end date
    Geographic Location
    • Varanger
    • Varanger - Varjjatnjarga
    • Varanger - Varjjatnjarga - Vestre Jakobselv
    • Varanger - Varjjatnjarga - Vestre Jakobselv - Bearalveaijohka
    • Varanger - Varjjatnjarga - Vestre Jakobselv - Gaasevannan
    • Varanger - Varjjatnjarga - Vestre Jakobselv - Jakobselv
    • Varanger - Varjjatnjarga - Vestre Jakobselv - Torvhaugdalen
    • Varanger - Varjjatnjarga - Vestre Jakobselv - Tranemyra
    Scientific Name
    • Betulaceae - Betula nana (dwarf birch/dvergbjørk)
    • Ericaceae - Vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry/blåbær)
    • Ericaceae - Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry/blokkebær)
    • Ericaceae - Vaccinium vitis-idaea (cowberry/tyttebær)
    Resource Citation et al., 2021, v_snowbed_shrub_height_experimental_v1: COAT project data. Available online:
    Associated Scripts
    Associated study protocol protocol-plant-measurements-snowbed-experiment-varanger_v1
    Bibliographic citation
    Funding Source Fram Centre, The Research Council of Norway