Wetland Vegetation Composition (Pilot Phase)

Vegetation community data collected from wetlands in the oil sands region by Alberta Environment and Parks and the University of Waterloo for the OSM program.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Alternate Title/Name Vegetation Survey; Plant ID
Creator OSM
Contributor University of Waterloo
Publisher OSM
Subject Wetland
Group/Subgroup Vegetation
Parameters Community Composition
Data Type Discrete
Frequency Annual
Temporal Coverage Begins 2018-07-01
Temporal Coverage Ends 2019-07-31
Spatial Coverage
Spatial Projection
Usage Considerations or Constraints Data represents annual plant community composition collected mid-growing season. Vascular plants are identified to species; bryophytes and lichens are identified to broad taxonomic groupings. Percent cover estimates are sufficient to estimate relative abundance, but are qualitative estimates and are prone to observer error.
Relation Wetland Hydrometric Hydrology; Wetland Hydrometric Meteorology; Wetland Surface Water Quality OR Wetland Groundwater Quality; Wetland Soil Parameters; Wetland Vegetation Leaf Area Index
Resouce Type Spreadsheet
OSM Asset? Yes
Contact Email Stephanie.Connor@gov.ab.ca