Soil Temperature - with Trace Gas Sampling — Main Cropping System Experiment (MCSE)

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Soil temperature measured at the time of trace gas sampling on the Main Cropping System Experiment.

This datatable is part of the Trace Gas Fluxes on the Main Cropping System Experiment dataset.

Trace gases (nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide) have been measured on the LTER Main Site since 1991 and on Successional and Forest sites since 1993. Trace gas fluxes are measured twice monthly or monthly until the ground freezes using permanently-installed, in-situ static chambers. CH4 and N2O are analyzed with gas-chromatography and CO2 with an infrared gas analyzer. Soil moisture and temperature are measured during sampling.


Experiment: Main Cropping System Experiment (MCSE)
Data available from: June 1991 to November 2022
Dataset: KBS013
Datatable ID: KBS013-004.95
Core Areas Inorganic Nutrients,Disturbance
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Last Updated 2024-03-18
Variate Description Units
date date the measurement was taken
treatment treatment the measurement was made from
replicate replicate the measurement was made from
sub plot the sub_plot sampled
soil temperature soil temperature at 10 cm C
year year the measurement was taken

Data Excerpt

date treatment replicate sub_plot soil_temperature year
2023-12-05 T1 R1 0.0 2023
2023-12-05 T1 R2 3.0 2023
2023-12-05 T1 R3 6.0 2023
2023-12-05 T1 R4 6.0 2023
2023-12-05 T2 R1 4.0 2023
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