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Table 1 Summary of data collected for this study

From: Spatial and temporal dynamics of growth of woody plant species (birch and willows) on the foreland of a retreating glacier in southern Iceland

Species Station T1 (1960) T2 (1954) T3 (1938) T4 (1904) T5 (1890)
   Distance Count Mean size Distance Count Mean size Distance Count Mean size Distance Count Mean size Distance Count Mean size
B. pubescens s1 23 6 86.7 194 101 66.2 25 96 66.9 29 263 39.2 133 184 51.1
s2 144 23 76.3 282 117 54.6 182 186 42.8 98 211 38.6 267 164 47.3
s3 232 72 58.8 373 87 57.4 306 212 49.7 239 158 42.0 383 114 43.9
s4 327 19 54.2 455 49 0.0 409 44 59.8 342 174 46.7 466 120 59.5
s5 465 11 35.5 555 63 69.8 513 80 58.0 417 138 53.6 574 201 46.1
s6 568 17 84.4 640 26 60.0 652 19 50.0 513 142 50.0 715 144 68.1
s7 637 9 106.7 821 133 67.9 771 216 46.9 635 215 48.8 796 124 48.6
s8 893 10 73.0 913 78 62.1 871 51 59.8 740 146 52.4 863 127 49.3
S. lanata s1 23 18 29.4 194 65 26.3 25 100 24.5 29 11 23.2 133 11 26.5
s2 144 24 25.0 282 39 25.6 182 31 22.1 98 22 23.4 267 3 20.0
s3 232 59 27.8 373 30 24.2 306 50 24.4 239 11 22.7 383 2 27.5
s4 327 17 23.8 455 49 24.5 409 14 25.0 342 8 33.1 466 4 26.3
s5 465 38 22.8 555 56 24.0 513 20 26.0 417 11 20.9 574 2 20.0
s6 568 9 27.2 640 18 21.1 652 16 22.2 513 2 25.0 715 1 20.0
s7 637 0 0.0 821 41 22.6 771 9 21.1 635 36 24.2 796 5 24.0
s8 893 36 25.3 913 14 22.5 871 14 25.0 740 28 23.6 863 0 0.0
S. phylicifolia s1 23 14 44.3 194 16 28.0 25 40 37.1 29 16 25.0 133 37 31.8
s2 144 9 26.7 282 0 0.0 182 7 20.7 98 14 28.9 267 4 40.0
s3 232 37 31.1 373 28 23.9 306 11 46.8 239 5 28.8 383 0 0.0
s4 327 1 20.0 455 17 52.4 409 5 42.0 342 26 35.8 466 15 23.0
s5 465 8 31.3 555 4 23.8 513 0 0.0 417 0 0.0 574 8 26.3
s6 568 11 25.9 640 44 20.0 652 63 27.8 513 4 46.3 715 6 24.2
s7 637 21 27.6 821 8 28.1 771 14 28.9 635 27 29.1 796 0 0.0
s8 893 18 29.7 913 2 25.0 871 10 25.0 740 25 31.8 863 0 0.0
  1. Distance = meters from Skaftafellsheiði ridge measured to northeast corner of station; mean size is stem length in centimeters