Data and Code

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Coding Tutorials


Coding tutorials produced by TeamShrub and other members of Coding Club:
https://ourcodingclub.github.io/tutorials/

Data and Code Repositories


Data and code repositories maintained by TeamShrub:

Tundra Trait Team Dataset

This repository contains code and data necessary to replicate data analysis, figures, and tables in:

Bjorkman AD, IH Myers-Smith*, SC Elmendorf, S Normand, HJD Thomas, et al. 2018. Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12821

Bjorkman AD, IH Myers-Smith*, SC Elmendorf, S Normand, N Ruger, et al. 2018. Changes in plant functional traits across a warming tundra biome. Nature. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0563-7

Thomas HJD, IH Myers-Smith*, Bjorkman AD, SC Elmendorf, D Blok, et al. 2018. Traditional plant functional groups explain variation in economic but not size-related traits across the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12783

Thomas HJD, AD Bjorkman, IH Myers-Smith*, SC Elmendorf, J Kattge, et al. 2020. Global plant trait relationships extend to the climatic extremes of the tundra biome. Nature Communications. In press.

https://github.com/TundraTraitTeam/TraitHub

https://github.com/ShrubHub/TraitHub

https://github.com/hjdthomas/Tundra_trait_variation

Data from the ShrubTundra NERC grant (NE/M016323/1)

These are the assembled datasets so far produced as a part of the ShrubTundra NERC grant.

Angers-Blondin, S., & Myers-Smith, I. (2019). Radial growth of tundra shrubs (1990-2014) at four sites in Northern Canada (Yukon, Quebec) (Version 1.0) [Data set]. UK Polar Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, UK Research & Innovation. https://doi.org/10.5285/1705eba3-f4eb-4958-8e10-eed5e558ec10

Cunliffe, A., Myers-Smith, I., Kerby, J., & Palmer, W. (2019). Orthomosaic of permafrost landscape on Qikiqtaruk – Hershel Island, Yukon, Canada (August 2017) (Version 1.0) [Data set]. UK Polar Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, UK Research & Innovation. https://doi.org/10.5285/29bf1c9f-a39a-452c-b9f9-de35d9fb9179

Cunliffe, A., Myers-Smith, I., Kerby, J., Assmann, J., & Daskalova, G. (2020). Canopy height, spectral reflectance (NDVI), and aboveground biomass of Salix richardsonii across a wet graminoid-shrubland ecotone on Qikiqtaruk – Herschel Island, Yukon, Canada (2016) (Version 1.0) [Data set]. UK Polar Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, UK Research & Innovation. https://doi.org/10.5285/61C5097B-6717-4692-A8A4-D32CCA0E61A9

Myers-Smith, I., & Daskalova, G. (2019). Number of flowering tundra plant species at eight monitoring plots (2017) on Qikiqtaruk-Herschel Island, Yukon, Canada (Version 1.0) [Data set]. UK Polar Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, UK Research & Innovation. https://doi.org/10.5285/90d09062-2f50-4742-b4da-41b92d88fbe6

Myers-Smith, I., Assmann, J., & Daskalova, G. (2019). Phenology of tundra plant species at eight monitoring plots (2016-2017) on Qikiqtaruk-Herschel Island, Yukon, Canada (Version 1.0) [Data set]. UK Polar Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, UK Research & Innovation. https://doi.org/10.5285/51e6c931-0cec-48aa-aa37-a60f92f8a12f

Myers-Smith, I., Thomas, H., & Bjorkman, A. (2019). Plant trait records for tundra vascular plant species from the Yukon, Canada, 2014-2017 (Version 1.0) [Data set]. UK Polar Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, UK Research & Innovation. https://doi.org/10.5285/252d833f-e29e-4175-99ee-304b151a1d30

Myers-Smith, I., Thomas, H., & Daskalova, G. (2019). Percent cover of tundra plant species at twelve repeat-monitoring plots (1999-2017) on Qikiqtaruk-Herschel Island, Yukon, Canada (Version 1.0) [Data set]. UK Polar Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, UK Research & Innovation. https://doi.org/10.5285/a707cb0b-2f56-49f4-96d4-e9f5c04dd657

Qikiqtaruk Ecological Monitoring Dataset

This repository contains code and data necessary to replicate data analysis, figures, and tables in:

Myers-Smith IH, et al. 2019. Eighteen years of ecological monitoring reveals multiple lines of evidence for tundra vegetation change. Ecological Monographs. 89(2) e01351. doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1351

https://github.com/ShrubHub/QikiqtarukHub

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2397995

Arctic greening analyses

This repository contains code and data necessary to replicate figures in:

Myers-Smith, I, JT Kerby, et al. 2020. Complexity Revealed in the Greening of the Arctic. Nature Climate Change 10, 106-117. doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0688-1

https://github.com/ShrubHub/GreeningHub

Tundra phenology analyses

This repository contains code and data necessary to replicate figures in:

Assmann JJ, IH Myers‐Smith*, AB Phillimore, AD Bjorkman, RE Ennos, JS Prevéy, GH Henry, NM Schmidt, RD Hollister. 2019. Local snow melt and temperature—but not regional sea ice—explain variation in spring phenology in coastal Arctic tundra. Global Change Biology. 25(7):2258-74. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14639

https://github.com/jakobjassmann/coastalphenology

Tundra Drone Phenology Analyses

This repository contains code necessary to replicate figures in:

Assmann JJ, IH Myers-Smith*, JT Kerby, AM Cunliffe, GN Daskalova. Drone data reveal heterogeneity in tundra greenness and phenology not captured by satellites. Accepted at Environmental Research Letters. doi: https://doi.org/10.32942/osf.io/tqekn

https://github.com/jakobjassmann/qhi_phen_ts

Tundra and savanna woody cover analyses

This repository contains code and data necessary to replicate figures in:

García Criado M, IH Myers‐Smith*, AD Bjorkman, CE Lehmann, N Stevens. 2020. Woody plant encroachment intensifies under climate change across tundra and savanna biomes. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13072

https://github.com/marianagarciacriado/WoodyEncroachmentHub

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3601454

Global forest cover change analyses

This repository contains code to replicate analyses from:

Daskalova GN, IH Myers-Smith*, AD Bjorkman, SA Blowes, SR Supp, A Magurran, M Dornelas. Forest loss as a catalyst of population and biodiversity change. bioRxiv. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/473645

https://github.com/gndaskalova/ForestChangeHub

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1490144

Living Planet Data Analyses

This repository contains code to replicate analyses from:

Daskalova GN, IH Myers-Smith*, JL Godlee. 2020. Rare and common vertebrates span a wide spectrum of population trends. Nature Communications. doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17779-0

https://github.com/gndaskalova/PopChangeRarity

Siepielski et al. 2017 Technical Comment

This repository contains code and data necessary to replicate data analysis, figures, and tables in:

Myers-Smith IH and J Myers. 2018. Technical comment on Precipitation drives global variation in natural selection. Science. Vol. 359, Issue 6374, doi: http://doi.org/10.1126/science.aan5028

https://github.com/IslaMS/Siepielski_comment

ShrubHub Growthring Dataset

Polar Data Catalogue (doi = 10.5443/1647):
https://www.polardata.ca/pdcsearch/PDCSearch.jsp?doi_id=12131

A dynamic version of the database is hosted on GitHub (send an email to be added to the repository):
https://github.com/ShrubHub/ShrubringHub

See:
Myers-Smith IH, SC Elmendorf, PSA Beck, M Wilmking, M Hallinger, D Blok et al. 2015. Climate sensitivity of shrub growth across the tundra biome. Nature Climate Change, 5(9), 887–891. doi: http://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2697

Kluane Growthring Dataset

Polar Data Catalogue (doi = 10.5443/1647):
https://www.polardata.ca/pdcsearch/PDCSearch.jsp?doi_id=1647

See:
Myers-Smith IH and DS Hik. 2017. Climate warming as a driver of tundra shrubline advance. Journal of Ecology. doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12817