vegetation: delta13C Values for Vegetation

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\delta^{13}C Values for Vegetation

Description

\delta^{13}C Values for Vegetation

Usage

vegetation

Format

A data.frame with 155 observations and 5 variables:

family

character: plant family.

species

character: plant species.

type

character: C3 or C4 plant.

delta

numeric: isotopic ratio \delta^{13}C (per mil).

country

character: country.

Source

Cerling, T. E. and Harris, J. M. (1999). Carbon isotope fractionation between diet and bioapatite in ungulate mammals and implications for ecological and paleoecological studies. Oecologia, 120, 347-363. \Sexpr[results=rd]{tools:::Rd_expr_doi("10.1007/s004420050868")}

See Also

Other isotopic data: lisiecki2005, ngrip2004, ngrip2010, nydal1996, spratt2016

Examples

hist(
  x = vegetation$delta,
  breaks = 20,
  main = "C3 and C4 plants",
  xlab = expression(delta^{13}*"C"),
  xlim = c(-40, 0)
 )

boxplot(
  delta ~ type,
  data = vegetation,
  horizontal = TRUE,
  xlab = expression(delta^{13}*"C"),
  ylab = "Plant",
  ylim = c(-40, 0)
)

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