VegBank Data Dictionary

Table (DB Name)coverIndex
TableCover Index
Field Lower Limit
DB Field Name lowerLimit
Req'd? no
Data Type Float
Misc Flag n/a
List? no
Definition This is the lower limit, in percent, associated with a specific coverCode. Where a cover scale has a non-quantitative lower or upper value, as in the "+" of the Braun-Blanquet scale, it is necessary to provide an approximation with "0" being the lower limit of the bottom most class.