Dataset: Mussel bed vertical change (laser scans)
Deployment: Fodrie_EstuarineMetaDyn

Laser scan data
Principal Investigator: 
Dr F. Joel Fodrie (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC-Chapel Hill-IMS)
Contact: 
Dr F. Joel Fodrie (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC-Chapel Hill-IMS)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Amber York (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Preliminary and in progress
Description

This dataset contains elevation, exposure percentage, average vertical change (m), and average vertical change rate from laser scans conducted from 2010 to 2012 in Back Sound, North Carolina.

Other Back Sound datasets in this project:
Oyster density and length
Water level
Reef elevation, exposure, and vertical change
Laser scan, density, and GPS grid sampling information

These data are published in:

Ridge, J. T., Rodriguez, A. B., Fodrie, F. J., Lindquist, N. L., Brodeur, M. C., Coleman, S. E., ... & Theuerkauf, E. J. (2015). Maximizing oyster-reef growth supports green infrastructure with accelerating sea-level rise. Scientific reports, 5. doi: 10.1038/srep14785

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