Wetlands Water Chemistry in the KBS Region

Water chemistry measurements were made from wetland surface water samples collected since 1996 by Stephen Hamilton’s lab at KBS. Measurements include major solutes, nutrients, pH, dissolved oxygen, and conductance. Most of the water samples were collected in non-urban regions of Kalamazoo, Barry, and Allegan counties, within the Kalamazoo River watershed or just north of it in southern Barry County. Some were one-time samplings whereas many sites were sampled multiple times, most often in the Spring (May) and Fall (October). GPS coordinates are available for many of the sites.

This datatable is part of the Water Chemistry in Streams, Lakes Wetlands and Groundwater near the KBS LTER dataset. Water chemistry is measured in diverse surface waters and in two water supply wells in the vicinity of the KBS LTER. This dataset includes sites sampled over time (streams, wells, some wetlands) as well as wetland sites sampled once or a few times. A separate dataset includes soil water chemistry sampled from the LTER treatments.

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Experiment: Aquatic Studies
Data available from: March 1996 to September 2015
Dataset: KBS047
Datatable ID: KBS047-003.38
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Last Updated 2017-10-24
Variate Description Units
sample date Sample date
site Sample Site
sampling point Sample Point
latitude Latitude of the sample point degree
longitude Longitude of the sample point degree
Ca-AA Ca measured by Atomic Absorption in mg/L mg/L
Mg-AA Mg measured by Atomic Absorption in mg/L mg/L
Na-AA Na measured by Atomic Absorption in mg/L mg/L
K-AA K measured by Atomic Absorption in mg/L mg/L
NO3-N NO3-N in mg/L mg/L
Alkal Total_Alkalinity in ueq/L µEq/L
Cl Cl in mg/L mg/L
SO4 SO4 in mg/L mg/L
NH4-N NH4-N in ug/L µg/L
PO4-P PO4-P in ug/L µg/L
DOC DOC: Shimadzu NPOC, <2005 Ionics DOC Analyzer in mg/L mg/L
Cnd-L SpecificConductanceLab in uS/cm µS/cm
TDP TDP in ug/L µg/L
TP TotalP in ug/L µg/L
Si Silica-Si in mg/L mg/L
Ca-IC Ca measured by ion chromatography in mg/L mg/L
Mg-IC Mg measured by ion chromatography in mg/L mg/L
Na-IC Na measured by ion chromatography in mg/L mg/L
K-IC K measured by ion chromatography in mg/L mg/L
Cnd-F SpecificConductanceField in uS/cm µS/cm
O2% OxygenSaturation dimensionless
O2 OxygenConcentration in mg/L mg/L
Discharge Discharge in L/s liters/second
TSS Total Particulate Matter in mg/L mg/L

Data Excerpt

sample_date site sampling_point longitude latitude Ca-AA Mg-AA Na-AA K-AA NO3-N Alkal Cl SO4 NH4-N PO4-P DOC Cnd-L TDP TP Si Ca-IC Mg-IC Na-IC K-IC Cnd-F O2% O2 Discharge TSS
2017-07-21 Huckleberry Bog - Boudeman NW corner, duck blind 0.00139545 1401.66 10.0593 0.0828711 0.482171 21.0854 14.0767 162.0 25.955 69.1779 9.39087 0.0 4.37089 0.0878544
2017-07-17 Consolidated drain project, Portage MI Forebay In 0.0116523 983.754 25.5672 2.27186 5.78094 35.4702 14.497 175.3 50.6035 135.775 11.476 1.1063 17.92 0.158877
2017-07-17 Consolidated drain project, Portage MI Wetpond Out/Wetland In 0.00343996 1590.73 25.6527 1.37589 123.92 91.6551 25.4955 234.4 133.015 829.767 19.1716 1.36136 18.2339 0.299868
2017-07-17 Consolidated drain project, Portage MI Wetland Out (at weir) 0.00889831 1667.72 23.9052 1.30836 85.0543 144.094 24.7434 229.6 171.263 267.082 19.9773 1.21866 17.3469 0.0459962
2017-04-28 Huckleberry Bog - Boudeman NW corner, duck blind 0.0908683 1674.49 13.5354 2.68974 4.5634 1.1982 11.8118 202.2 5.93256 0.219498 22.4279 6.76635 6.22311 1.56771
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