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Table 6 Total biomass (AGB plus RB) by species for each station and transect, reported as g C m−2

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

Transect   s1 s2 s3 s4 s5 s6 s7 s8 Transect mean
T1 B. pubescens 1.59 3.61 6.97 1.23 1.99 4.47 15.18 7.01  
Salix spp. 2.13 1.34 4.92 0.73 1.87 0.81 0.95 2.38  
Station total 3.72 4.95 11.89 1.96 3.86 5.28 16.13 9.39 7.15
T2 B. pubescens 22.79 12.32 22.02 0.00 37.76 3.96 38.74 21.28  
Salix spp. 3.25 1.58 2.36 3.42 2.44 2.52 1.99 0.55  
Station total 26.04 13.90 24.38 3.42 40.20 6.48 40.73 21.83 22.12
T3 B. pubescens 80.58 12.01 41.26 6.13 14.79 1.38 20.96 10.77  
Salix spp. 6.52 1.54 2.94 0.86 0.81 3.39 0.93 0.97  
Station total 87.10 13.55 44.20 6.99 15.60 4.77 21.89 11.74 25.73
T4 B. pubesens 14.31 11.86 9.65 27.39 16.06 17.72 43.61 28.45  
Salix spp. 1.10 1.42 0.61 1.98 0.45 0.43 2.56 2.25  
Station total 15.41 13.28 10.26 29.37 16.51 18.15 46.17 30.70 22.48
T5 B. pubescens 29.20 24.28 14.77 43.14 13.19 48.24 28.46 21.97  
Salix spp. 2.19 0.38 0.81 0.77 0.41 0.28 0.20 0.00  
Station total 31.39 24.66 15.58 43.91 13.60 48.52 28.66 21.97 28.54