N2O, CH4, CO2 Fluxes via Static Chambers — Main Cropping System Experiment (MCSE)

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Atmospheric trace gas (N2O, CH4, and CO2) fluxes on the Main Cropping System Experiment using the static chamber method.

Post 2000 data requires permission from the lead investigator before publication

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 December 2014
Dataset: KBS013
Datatable ID: KBS013-001.71
Core Areas Organic Matter,Inorganic Nutrients,Disturbance
Repository link: http://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/b1feb30692eb31b7f8a27615d18e0fa8
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Last Updated 2023-10-24
Variate Description Units
Sample Date date of sampling
Treatment treatment
Replicate replicate
CH4 C flux of methane (CH4) as C g/ha/day
CO2 C flux of carbon dioxide (CO2) as C kg/ha/day
N2O N flux of nitrous oxide (N2O) as N g/ha/day
Year sample year
temperature the air temperature used for the flux calculation
moisture gravimetric soil moisture g/g
crop the crop grown that year

Data Excerpt

sample_date treatment replicate ch4_c co2_c n2o_n year temperature moisture crop
2014-12-11 T1 R1 1.32 1.02 0.0 2014 -5.3 ZEAMX
2014-12-11 T1 R2 2.85 2.04 1.02 2014 -5.3 ZEAMX
2014-12-11 T1 R3 -2.14 1.02 1.12 2014 -5.3 ZEAMX
2014-12-11 T1 R4 1.22 3.06 1.12 2014 -5.3 ZEAMX
2014-12-11 T2 R1 8.15 5.1 4.69 2014 -5.3 ZEAMX
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